Mini St Patricks Day Cupcakes

I have been so inspired to make cupcakes the past few weeks.  I love the freedom and creativity to make different flavours, colours and tastes.  These mini cupcakes are perfect for any occasion but dressed up with green roses they are the perfect dessert for a St. Patrick’s Day gathering.

st patricks day cupcakes

Mini St Patricks Day Cupcakes
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Recipe type: Dessert
 
Easy, beautiful and festive Mini St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes
Ingredients
  • Vanilla Cupcakes:
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. In a large bowl mix together flour, sugar and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. In a stand mixer whip butter until softened.
  4. Add milk, eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth.
  5. Add flour mixture to wet mixture and mix just until fully combined.
  6. Spoon into mini cupcake liners and bake at for 5 mins checking often because they cook quickly.

 

mini st patricks day cupcakes

 

For the icing I used my Mint Chocolate Chip Buttercream Icing leaving out the Chocolate Chips to create a simple Mint Buttercream Icing – perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!

Looking for more St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake ideas?  Check out Shannon’s View From Here’s Andes Mint Chocolate Cupcakes, Yee Wittle Things Lucky Shamrock Squares, and Frugal Mom Eh’s Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes.

mini st patricks day cupcakes

Wishing you and yours a fantastic St. Patrick’s Day!

Comments

  1. Love the piping! so pretty!

  2. Mint chocolate chip butter cream – sounds like I’m going to have to make these:)

  3. they are so pretty!
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  4. Chasity Boatman says:

    How yummy!

  5. The rose swirl is very pretty on top. Definitely fancy St. Patty’s Day cupcakes!
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  6. Yum! They look delicious.
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  7. Oh wow – those are gorgeous! I’m impressed – great photography and yummy cupcakes!
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  8. Nice piping job, I can never get it to look this nice. I guess it just takes practice.

  9. These look great! Thanks for allowing me to share in my St. Patrick’s Day Roundup :)
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