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Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes are all of your favorite ingredients in one cupcake. You know when you bake cupcakes that are almost too pretty to eat, they are going to be delicious. Mouth-watering delicious! 

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Ingredients:

1 box of Triple chocolate cake mix

3 large eggs

1 ¼ C water

½ C canola oil

cupcake pan

cupcake liners

Pecan Pie topping ingredients:

1/4 C sugar

1/4 C brown sugar

2 tbsp cornstarch

3/4 C light corn syrup

4 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter, melted

1/2 tsp kosher salt

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 1/2 C Chopped Pecans

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Cinnamon Frosting ingredients:

1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened

2 1/2 C powder sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream

1 large piping bag, fitted with a star tip

1 bottle of Salted Caramel Sauce

1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened

2 1/2 C powder sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream

1 large piping bag, fitted with a star tip

1 bottle of Salted Caramel Sauce

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Let’s get down to baking! 

Step One: Using a medium saucepan stir together all filling ingredients EXCEPT pecans and vanilla.

Step Two: Bring to a boil.

Step Three: Remove from heat and stir in pecans and vanilla.

Step Four: Pour into a bowl.

Step Five: Let mixture cool on the counter for 10 minutes and then refrigerate for 1 hour. 

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Now it’s time to frost the cupcakes. Of course you can’t forget the homemade toppings! It’s the best part of the cupcake. 

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Frosting Directions:

Step One: Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.

Step Two: Mix until you see stiff peaks in your frosting and scoop into piping bag

Step Three: Frost cooled cupcakes around the edge leaving the center open

Step Four: Scoop the Pecan Pie mix into the center of the cupcake

Step Five: Drizzle the caramel sauce over the cupcakes

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes aren't just a dessert, they will make your guests want the receipe! All of your favorite ingreidents in a picture perfect cupcake to add to your Thanksgiving dessert spread.

Ingredients

  • 1 box of Triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ¼ C water
  • ½ C canola oil
  • cupcake pan
  • cupcake liners
  • Pecan Pie topping ingredients:
  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 1/4 C brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3/4 C light corn syrup
  • 4 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 C Chopped Pecans
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Cinnamon Frosting ingredients:

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large piping bag, fitted with a star tip
  • 1 bottle of Salted Caramel Sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pan with cupcake liners
  2. Using a large bowl, beat together until combined the cake mix, eggs, water, and oil
  3. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full
  4. Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.

Topping:

  1. Using a medium saucepan stir together all filling ingredients EXCEPT
    pecans and vanilla.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in pecans and vanilla.
  4. Pour into a bowl.
  5. Let mixture cool on the counter for 10 minutes and then refrigerate for 1 hour.

Frosting:

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix until you see stiff peaks in your frosting and scoop into piping bag.
  3. Frost cooled cupcakes around the edge leaving the center open.
  4. Scoop the Pecan Pie mix into the center of the cupcake.
  5. Drizzle the caramel sauce over the cupcakes.
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