Saturday, March 28, 2015

Saturday Recipe

I cannot imagine how many calories these things have but they sound heavenly. (Answer 398.1)

Drunken Butter Rum Cupcakes

Meghan at

An absolutely sinful cupcake that is perfect for grownup parties. Worth the extra effort by every bit!Drunken Butter rum cupkakes
Servings 24
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Line muffin pan with paper liners.
  3. Toast pecan and coconut over medium heat in a dry skillet for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  4. Combine all cake ingredients in a large stainless steel bowl. Beat for 2 minutes on high with electric mixer. Stir in pecans and coconut flake mixture reserving about 1/3 cup for garnishing later.
  5. Pour batter into prepared cups.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out of center completely clean.
  7. Place on a cooling rack. Prick top of cupcakes with toothpick. ALLOW TO COOL COMPLETELY.
  8. For glaze:.
  9. Melt butter in saucepan.
  10. Stir in 1/4 cup of the rum and sugar.
  11. Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat.
  12. Stir in remaining 1/4 cup of rum.
  13. For Frosting:.
  14. Before starting, place your stainless steel bowl and the arms for mixer into the freezer, for about 5 minutes. The cold bowl and arms form stiffer peaks in your frosting.
  15. In large bowl, with mixer at medium-low speed, beat sugar, butter, vanilla, and 4 tablespoons rum until blended.
  16. Increase speed to medium-high; beat until light and fluffy, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula.
  17. Beat in more rum as needed for desire consistency for frosting.
  18. To finish cupcakes:.
  19. Dip tops of cupcakes into Butter Rum Glaze and allow excess to drop off before placing back down. This part can get a bit messy.
  20. Pipe on dollops of frosting, I usually leave some of the cupcake showing cause the glaze is so shiny and pretty.
  21. Drizzle a small amount of remaining drizzle over top of frosting. Sprinkle with remaining pecan and coconut.
Have a great weekend


  1. HI Jo
    Looks yummy these … I've just been listening in to some of your radio pieces. Well done you . Is that a regular slot that you have?
    I'm chasing up gluten free cake recipes at the moment and found a fabulous Nigella recipe for carrot cake which I must share some day.
    Have a good weekend.

    1. No, it's a regular spot on the radio and occasionally I do a recipe for them.

      Do share the Nigella recipe.

  2. They wouldn't be the only thing "baked."

  3. They look like tasty cupcakes. But I got so sick off rum once back in the day I swore it off forever in all forms. It was a two day hangover.

    1. You could use brandy or something. Although I like the taste of rum in foods. I rarely drink it though. I am a Scotch drinker.