A very close up photo of churro cupcakes with nascarpone frosting and sprinkled with fresh cinnamon in orange silicone liner.
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Churro Cupcakes

Churro cupcakes with lots of cinnamon and delicious mascarpone and whipped cream frosting great for parties.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Calories: 286kcal
Author: Ilona

Ingredients

  • Cupcakes:1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. baking soda1 Tbsp. cinnamon2 eggs3/4 cup cane sugar1/2 cup unsalted butter softened1/2 tsp. vanilla extract1/4 cup milk3/4 cup greek yogurtFrosting:1 cup whipping cream6 Tbsp. mascarpone cheese1 tsp. cinnamon3 Tbsp. powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare muffin tin with 12 cupcake liners. (I used [easyazon_link identifier="B015FSY08Y" locale="US" tag="ilospas-20"]silicone cupcake liners[/easyazon_link])In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and [easyazon_link identifier="B00ZK8YIXW" locale="US" tag="ilospas-20"]cinnamon[/easyazon_link]. Set aside.In a large bowl, using an electric mixer beat eggs with sugar for about 3-5 minutes until smooth.To the mixture add butter, vanilla extract and mix for 3 minutes. Add, milk and greek yogurt. Mix everything very well with [easyazon_link identifier="B000FIOU76" locale="US" tag="ilospas-20"]electric mixer[/easyazon_link]. Add dry ingredients to the wet and mix until well combined. Fill each cupcake liner full with 3/4 batter. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until the toothpick inserted will come out clean. Remove from oven.Before frosting cool cupcakes completely on a [easyazon_link identifier="B01F9NXFC2" locale="US" tag="ilospas-20"]wire rack[/easyazon_link].In a large bowl combine ingredients for frosting: whipping cream, mascarpone cheese, cinnamon and powdered sugar. Beat with electric mixer until soft peak.Frost each cupcake. 

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Nutrition

Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg