A Dozen Jack Honey Whiskey Cupcakes Are So Good You’ll Blackout

Cupcakes. Whiskey.

Two of life’s greatest things. So, put them together and you have yourself a heavenly treat.

Full Recipe

Ingredients:

3/4 cup softened unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1.5 cups flour
Pinch of salt
1 & 1/4 tsp baking powder
4 tbsp Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey
4 Tbsp Milk

Directions:

Beat the butter and sugar together until they combine into a thick dough-like batter (like fondant consistency)

Mix in the 2 eggs. Beat until texture is creamy

In a separate bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, & baking powder.

While blending the batter, slowly add the dry ingredients (The batter should be sort of dry, like cookie dough or bread batter)

Add in the Whiskey & Milk

Blend until all ingredients are combined

Line your cupcake pan with holders & add 2 tbsp of batter to each

Bake in 350 degrees F for about 23 minutes or until golden brown (use a toothpick; the cakes will be done when the stick comes out clean)

Take out your Jack Daniel Cupcakes and set aside to cool

While cooling, work on frosting & drizzle

Ingredients & Directions for Jack Daniels Honey Buttercream Frosting:

Ingredients:

1.5 cup unsalted softened butter
2.5 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions:

Blend the softened butter and powdered sugar until evenly mixed – Add the vanilla extract & whiskey (If you would like a stronger taste of the whiskey, add 2.5 tsp of it) – Beat until creamy – While blending, slowly add the whipping cream until it turns into the consistency of your frosting liking- When done, place in the fridge while making your honey whiskey drizzle

Ingredients & Directions for Jack Daniels Honey Drizzle:

Ingredients:

1/4 cup Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey
3/4 cup brown sugar
1.5 tbsp unsalted butter
pinch of salt

Directions:

In a sauce pan set to medium high, melt the butter and brown sugar together – Add the Jack Daniels Honey whiskey & the pinch of salt. Mix well & allow the sauce to boil for 5 minute.When done, cool the drizzle. After frosting your cupcakes with a spoon drizzle as much sauce over your cupcakes (DO NOT drizzle when hot or else your frosting will melt).

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