How to Make Mini Gingerbread Cupcakes

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How to Make Mini Gingerbread Cupcakes Recipe
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Gather your ingredients for the cupcakes.

Gather your ingredients for the cupcakes.

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Gather ingredients for the frosting.

Gather ingredients for the frosting.

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Line your mini muffin pan with cupcake liners.

Line your mini muffin pan with cupcake liners.

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Mix together softened butter and brown sugar.

Mix together softened butter and brown sugar.

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Add in egg.

Add in egg.

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Add molasses.

Add molasses.

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Add vanilla extract.

Add vanilla extract.

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Add milk. Mix to combine and set aside.

Add milk. Mix to combine and set aside.

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In a medium bowl, mix together flour and salt.

In a medium bowl, mix together flour and salt.

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Add ginger.

Add ginger.

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Add cinnamon.

Add cinnamon.

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Add nutmeg.

Add nutmeg.

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Add allspice and mix to combine.

Add allspice and mix to combine.

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Add your flour and spice mixture to your mixing bowl and stir to combine.

Add your flour and spice mixture to your mixing bowl and stir to combine.

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Spoon small amounts of batter into the lined muffin pan. Make sure to only fill the pan 3/4 of the way full. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

Spoon small amounts of batter into the lined muffin pan. Make sure to only fill the pan 3/4 of the way full. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

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While your gingerbread cupcakes cool, you can make the frosting. Add cream cheese to you mixing bowl.

While your gingerbread cupcakes cool, you can make the frosting. Add cream cheese to you mixing bowl.

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Add butter.

Add butter.

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Beat the cream cheese and butter on low until combined. It took us about two minutes. Then, add the powdered sugar and mix.

Beat the cream cheese and butter on low until combined. It took us about two minutes. Then, add the powdered sugar and mix.

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Add cream and continue mixing on low.

Add cream and continue mixing on low.

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Add vanilla extract and continue to mix. Then refrigerate your frosting until needed.

Add vanilla extract and continue to mix. Then refrigerate your frosting until needed.

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Frost cupcakes right before serving. We used a piping bag filled with frosting and frosted from the outside to the inside.

Frost cupcakes right before serving. We used a piping bag filled with frosting and frosted from the outside to the inside.

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Then, we sprinkled with decorative gingerbread men sprinkles.

Then, we sprinkled with decorative gingerbread men sprinkles.

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Recipe inspired by: http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2013/12/08/gingerbread-cupcakes/

Recipe inspired by: sallysbakingaddiction.com/201…

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The perfect little single serving treat!

The perfect little single serving treat!

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Enjoy + Happy Holidays!

Enjoy + Happy Holidays!

Ingredients

½ Cups Unsalted Butter, softened 
½ Cups Light Brown or Dark Brown Sugar 
1 Egg (room temp) 
½ Cups Milk (room temp) 
½ Cups Molasses 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 
1⅓ Cups All Purpose Flour 
½ Teaspoons Baking Powder 
½ Teaspoons Baking Soda 
¼ Teaspoons Salt 
1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 
½ Teaspoons Ground Ginger 
½ Teaspoons Nutmeg 
¼ Teaspoons Allspice 
8 Ounces Cream Cheese 
¼ Cups Unsalted Butter 
2 Cups Confectioner's Sugar 
1 Tablespoon Cream or Milk 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 
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