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Baileys Chocolate Cupcakes with Baileys Buttercream Frosting

Baileys Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes with delicious Bailey's Buttercream Frosting. The perfect way to celebrate an adult birthday. 

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 14
Author Kerrie @ Family Food and Travel


  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened dark chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup Baileys Irish Cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350C
  2. In a small bowl whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. In a large mixing bowl mix together sugar, oil, egg and buttermilk. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Add flour mixture in small batches whisking until completely mixed between each batch. Once thoroughly mixed add Baileys and mix again.
  4. Pour cupcake mixture into cupcake liners until 3/4 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.