STREAMING NOW: Eden Eats

Banana Cupcakes With Amaretto Buttercream

sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“These are so moist with a light banana flavor. The frosting is wonderful! My yield was only 10 cupcakes. From Cooking Light, October 2006.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place 12 muffin cup liners in muffin cups; coat liners with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Place granulated sugar and 1/4 cup butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 4 minutes).
  4. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Combine flour, baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  6. Combine banana, yogurt, and 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla, stirring well.
  7. Beating at low speed, add flour mixture and banana mixture alternately to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  8. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups (cups will be full).
  9. Bake for 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into center of 1 cupcake comes out clean.
  10. Remove cupcakes from pan; cool completely on a wire rack.
  11. FROSTING: Place 1/3 cup butter, liqueur, and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth.
  12. Gradually add powdered sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt, beating just until smooth.
  13. Spread frosting evenly over cupcakes; sprinkle evenly with almonds.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: