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Mint Julep Cupcake Recipe

This is an easy Mint Julep Cupcake Recipe. Instead of making a cocktail this summer, make drink-inspired cupcakes for your next party as a dessert.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Cupcake
Cuisine: English
Keyword: mint julep cupcakes
Servings: 12 Cupcakes
Calories: 895kcal
Author: Aprilgolightly



  • Preheat the oven to 350 and line cupcake tins with liners.
  • In a small bowl, combine salt, baking powder, and 1¾ cups of the flour.
  • In a large bowl, beat the butter, sugar, eggs, and extracts in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Slowly beat in the flour mixture until just combined.
  • Add the milk and bourbon to the batter, and then the remaining flour.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Once cool, pick the cupcakes with a fork and then using a BBQ brush, brush the tops with the Bourbon.


  • Add all ingredients into a standing mixer and mix until stiff peaks form.
  • If to powdery, add in another tbs of heavy whipping cream.
  • Once stiff, fill piping bag with frosting and pipe onto cupcakes.
  • Top with mint leafs.


Calories: 895kcal | Carbohydrates: 97g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Cholesterol: 182mg | Sodium: 366mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 73g | Vitamin A: 1565IU | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 1.7mg