Jack Daniel’s Honey Whisky Cupcakes

Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Cupcakes

Whiskey is not just for drinking; it is also a great flavoring agent to baking such as these Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Cupcakes. From batter to frosting and with the addition of whiskey honey drizzle, the cupcakes are sweet with a subtle taste from the whiskey. Depending on your preference, you can replace the whiskey flavor or add more if you want a stronger taste.  
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Ingredients for Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Cupcakes


For the cupcake batter:

3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups flour

pinch of salt

1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

4 tablespoons Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey

4 tablespoons milk

For Jack Daniels Honey Buttercream Frosting:

1 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey

1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

For Jack Daniels Honey Drizzle:

1/4 cup Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter

pinch of salt

How to Make Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Cupcakes

Prepare the cupcake batter by beating sugar, butter, and vanilla extract using a hand mixer until well combined. Add dry ingredients: flour, salt, baking powder, and beat until thoroughly incorporated and then add whiskey and milk. Mix well.
Line your cupcake pan with baking cups and pour 2 tablespoons of batter on each. Bake at 350°F for about 23 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let them cool before frosting.
For the frosting, cream the butter and powdered sugar. Add whiskey and vanilla extract and beat again until creamy. Gradually add the whipping cream and continue to beat until blended. Put the frosting in the fridge while making the whiskey honey drizzle.
Melt butter and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Add whiskey and pinch of salt. Continuously stir and allow the mixture to boil for 5 minutes. Once sugar is dissolved, and the sauce is runny, remove from heat and allow to cool. You can also transfer the drizzle in a container and freeze for 10 minutes if you want it to cool it immediately.
To assemble the cupcakes, make sure they cooled down as well as the frosting and honey drizzle. Pipe the buttercream frosting into the cupcakes and, using a spoon, drizzle the sauce on top.

 To see the original recipe that inspired this one, check out the recipe for Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Cupcakes found at JustiZ Rockz.
Try Jack Daniel’s Tiramisu Recipe if you want another whiskey-flavored dessert.

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