Best [100% testy] Grinch cupcakes recipe In just 44 min

Easy Grinch cupcakes recipe

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Grinch cupcakes recipe
Simple Grinch cupcakes recipe

How to make Grinch cupcakes recipe

Grinch cupcakes recipe, Grinch Cupcakes are festive holiday treats inspired by the character from Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Typically featuring vibrant green cupcakes, they are decorated with red frosting to resemble the Grinch’s heart. If you want to make Grinch cupcakes at home, read the recipe given below carefully.

Grinch cupcakes recipe

Best [100% testy] Grinch cupcakes recipe In just 44 min

Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 20 mins Rest Time 15 mins Total Time 50 mins Difficulty: Beginner Cooking Temp: 350  °F Servings: 10 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year Dietary:


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Preheat the oven

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a cupcake/muffin pan with paper liners.

Prepare the Cupcake Batter

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, heavy cream and powdered sugar and beat on medium-high speed until smooth and creamy.

  2. In a separate large mixing bowl, beat the softened butter and sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. This will take about 4-5 minutes.

  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.

  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined.

  5. Transfer the batter to a bowl and add green food coloring until you get the desired grinchy green color.

Fill Cupcake Liners and bake

  1. Spoon the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about two-thirds full.
    Bake in the preheated oven for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

Prepare the Frosting

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, heavy cream, and powdered sugar, and beat on medium-high speed until smooth and creamy.

Frost the Cupcakes and serve

  1. Once the cupcakes are completely cooled, frost them with the frosting using a piping bag or a spatula.

  2. Serve

    Arrange the Grinch cupcakes on a plate and serve. Watch as your guests delight in these whimsical and delicious treats!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cupcake

Amount Per Serving
Calories 163kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 173mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 21g8%
Sugars 19g
Protein 1.5g3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How to decorate a Grinch cupcake?

To decorate a Grinch cupcake, start by frosting the cupcake with vibrant green icing. Use red heart-shaped candies for the Grinch's heart, place candy eyes, and use a small amount of icing to create a mischievous smile. Finish by adding a hat made of red fondant or red candy.

How to make Grinch colored icing?

To make Grinch-colored icing, mix green food coloring into white icing until you get a vibrant green color. You can also add a small amount of yellow color to enhance the color.

What color food coloring makes Grinch green?

To get the Grinch green, use a combination of yellow and blue food coloring. Start with more yellow and gradually add blue until you get the desired shade of vibrant green.

Should cupcakes be refrigerated?

Cupcakes can be stored at room temperature for up to two days. However, if you plan to keep them longer, refrigeration is recommended to maintain freshness and prevent spoilage.

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