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bourbon pecan

Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Cupcakes

But First Desserts
These Bourbon Pecan Chocolate cupcakes are something! Cupcakes have come a long way in the past 10 years. Combinations of flavors that I would never have thought of have popped up that are so delicious. Now you can make these tasty cupcakes in the comfort of your own home. No more going out to buy them at a fancy bakery. I hope that you enjoy this delicious treat.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 22 mins
Additional Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 57 mins
Course Cupcakes & Muffins
Cuisine American
Servings 15 cupcakes
Calories 591 kcal


Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients:

  • 1 box of Triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • cupcake pan
  • cupcake liners

Pecan Pie topping ingredients:

Cinnamon Frosting ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 2 ½ cups powder sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 3-5 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with a star tip
  • 1 bottle of Salted Caramel Sauce


Chocolate Cupcakes Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  • Using a large bowl, beat together until combined the cake mix, eggs, water, and oil.
  • Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full.
  • Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.

Pecan Pie topping Instructions

  • Using a medium saucepan stir together all filling ingredients EXCEPT pecans and vanilla.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and stir in pecans and vanilla.
  • Pour into a bowl.
  • Let mixture cool on the counter for 10 minutes and then refrigerate for 1 hour.

Cinnamon Frosting Instructions

  • Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  • Mix until you see stiff peaks in your frosting and scoop into piping bag.

Finishing the Cupcakes

  • Frost cooled cupcakes around the edge leaving the center open with cinnamon frosting.
  • Scoop the Pecan Pie mix into the center of the cupcake.
  • Drizzle the caramel sauce over the cupcakes. Enjoy!


Serving: 1cupcakeCalories: 591kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 5gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 353mgPotassium: 175mgFiber: 2gSugar: 51gVitamin A: 603IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 2mg
Keyword chocolate cupcakes, cinnamon frosting, cupcakes
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