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Pear Champagne Cupcakes

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“A wonderful sweet treat for any meal!”
20 cupcakes

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 34 cups flour
  • 1 12 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 firm-ish but ripe pears, peeled, cored and grated
  • 1 cup champagne (your choice, cupcakes will taste similar to you particular choice)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a small bowl mix flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In mixer (or just large bowl), cream butter and sugar until well mixed and airy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, making sure each one is full incorporated before adding next.
  5. Slowly add in flour mixture making sure it is fully incorporated.
  6. Stir in vanilla and champagne.
  7. Stir in pears.
  8. Scoop an even amount of dough into each cup.
  9. Bake for about 16 minutes. I started checking around 12 just to be safe.
  10. You want them to be golden in color.
  11. Remove cupcakes from oven and cool in tins for 2 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack.
  12. When cupcakes are completely cooled, top with frosting.

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