Green Velvet Cupcakes with Baileys Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Green Velvet Cupcakes with Baileys Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to share a fun recipe that added a little Irish “zip” to a fun green velvet cupcake recipe.

We hope you have a fun (and safe) St. Patty’s Day!

(Yield 12 cupcakes)
INGREDIENTS
Cupcakes:
1 1/4 cup Flour
1 cup Sugar
1 tbsp Cocoa Powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1 Egg
1/2 cup Oil
1/2 cup Milk
1 tsp Vinegar
1/2 tsp Vanilla
Green Food Coloring

Frosting:
8 oz softened Cream Cheese
4 tbsp softened Butter
3 cups Powdered Sugar
3 tbsp Baileys

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DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 350.
Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
Beat egg and then add remaining wet ingredients and whisk until blended.

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In a separate bowl whisk together all the dry ingredients.
Add wet ingredients to the dry stir until combined.
Now add food coloring until you reach the desired color.
Fill cupcake liners about 2/3 full.

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Bake about 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
Allow to cool on wire rack.

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Cream together cream cheese, butter and Baileys.
Gradually add in powdered sugar and whip until desired consistency is reached.
Transfer to zippered bag or piping bag and pipe frosting onto cupcakes.

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Green Velvet Cupcakes with Baileys Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
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Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • Cupcakes:
  • 1¼ cup Flour
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup Oil
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • ½ tsp Vanilla
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Frosting:
  • 8 oz softened Cream Cheese
  • 4 tbsp softened Butter
  • 3 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Baileys
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
  3. Beat egg and then add remaining wet ingredients and whisk until blended.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk together all the dry ingredients.
  5. Add wet ingredients to the dry stir until combined.
  6. Now add food coloring until you reach the desired color.
  7. Fill cupcake liners about ⅔ full.
  8. Bake about 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool on wire rack.
  10. Cream together cream cheese, butter and Baileys.
  11. Gradually add in powdered sugar and whip until desired consistency is reached.
  12. Transfer to zippered bag or piping bag and pipe frosting onto cupcakes.

 

Comments

  1. shelly peterson says:

    Oh these look so yummy, especially with the Baileys cream cheese frosting. 🙂

  2. Rosie says:

    I love these cupcakes – they are whimsical and sophisticated at the same time, not to mention sound delish!!! I want to try these!

  3. Betsy Barnes says:

    I love this recipe! They look amazing, my hubby and son will love them 🙂

  4. Keara B. says:

    Another St. Patty’s Day recipe that looks amazing. I’ll have to share this with the family! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Kamla L. says:

    These sound YUM especially the frosting an I love your poresentation. 🙂

  6. angela smith says:

    these cupcakes look really yummy.that frosting sounds really good

  7. Richard Hicks says:

    Love these cute cupcakes. Perfect for a little party

  8. christina moore says:

    Love the cupcakes

  9. Sarah L says:

    I would like these very much. Looks like you snuck some spinach in the cupcakes….

  10. Elena says:

    Looks yummy! Thank you for the recipe

  11. Nicole Dziedzic says:

    I love Baileys! The frosting on these is the best, and the green color is perfect for the kiddos. What a wonderful treat!

  12. Karen Glatt says:

    Oh Yum! These Cupcakes look so delicious and a good treat to make for St. Patty’s Day. Thanks for the recipe!

  13. Sarah L says:

    I’d eat these cupcakes any day of the year!

  14. Jenn says:

    What a great idea! These look amazing. I bet they are delicious.

  15. G K says:

    Sounds like the perfect adult treat.

  16. katie says:

    My husband would love these after our st. Patrick meal of corned beef and cabbage!

  17. Tamra Phelps says:

    These would be a great St. Patrick’s Day treat. Not much is better than a good cupcake…especially with extra frosting.

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