Mudslide Cupcakes Recipe

Mudslide Cupcakes
Mudslide Cupcakes
Mudslide cupcakes take classic coffee and chocolate flavors to a boozy level.

Cupcake recipe

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Cake ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ c sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ⅛ c all purpose flour
  • ¼ c cocoa powder
  • 1 ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅓ c Kahlua coffee liqueur
  • ⅓ c Baileys Irish cream liqueur

Frosting ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 to 4 c powdered sugar
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder
  • 3 tbs Kahlua coffee liqueur
  • 3 tbs Baileys Irish cream liqueur
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Grease a 12 capacity muffin tin or line the holes with paper cases.
  2. In a bowl, whisk egg and sugar until smooth and no lumps remain.
  3. Add melted butter and vanilla and mix until combined.
  4. Add the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt and stir until smooth.
  5. Pour in the two liqueurs and whisk until well combined.
  6. Spoon the mixture into prepared muffin tin.
  7. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  8. To make the frosting, beat the butter until pale and fluffy.
  9. Slowly add half of the powdered sugar along with the cocoa powder, liqueurs and vanilla extract.
  10. Mix well until light and fluffy. Continue to add powdered sugar until you reach desired consistency.
  11. Pipe the frosting onto the fully cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.