Chocolate and Baileys Cupcakes with Baileys Buttercream Frosting

Baileys Cupcakes

Chocolate and Baileys Brown Sugar Cupcakes with Baileys Buttercream – Cupcake Heaven!


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Ingredients –
For the cupcakes –
40g/ 1 1/2oz/ 3 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
135g/ 4 3/4oz/ 1 cup soft brown sugar
4tbsp Baileys
1 egg
120g/ 4 1/4oz/ 1 cup plain flour
30g/ 1oz/ 1/4 cup cocoa powder
2 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
60ml/ 2fl oz/ 1/4 cup whole milk

For the icing –
50g/ 1 3/4oz/ 4tbsp unsalted butter
200g/ 7oz/ 1 1/2 cups icing/ powdered sugar
3 tbsp Baileys

makes approx 6 cupcakes

Baileys Cupcakes!

To make the cupcakes –
– Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 350°F/ gas mark 4.
– Line a cupcake or muffin tin with cupcakes cases.
– Whisk together the butte, sugar and baileys until smooth and creamy.
– Whisk in the egg.
– Fold in the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
– Gently whisk in the milk.
– Spoon the mixture into the cupcake cases, filling each case about 3/4 full.
– Bake for 20-25 minutes until the cakes are risen and springy.
– Cool the cakes on a wire rack before icing.

To make the frosting –
– Whisk together the butter, sugar and baileys until smooth and creamy
– Spoon the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe a generous amount of frosting onto each cake.

Chocolate and Baileys Cupcakes

14 thoughts on “Chocolate and Baileys Cupcakes with Baileys Buttercream Frosting

  1. Made these tonight. Swapped the Bailys out with Rumchata, and they came out delicious! I could eat them all in one sitting! Thank you once again Rosie!

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