{Recipe} White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!

Did you know you can make frosting flavors with coffee creamers?! White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!

Did you know that you can use coffee creamers to flavor frostings? Oh yes, and meringues, puddings, whipped creams, cookies, muffins, you name it! This totally opens my world to fun flavor combinations! I used International Delight’s White Chocolate Macadamia flavor to make these yummy cupcakes. So let your Valentine know you’re “NUTS” about them by surprising them with these cupcakes!

I chopped up some white chocolate and macadamia nuts to garnish the cupcakes. You certainly don’t have to do this because the International Delight creamer adds such a boost of flavor (but I like to pretty up cupcakes to designate the flavor).  I also added some white chocolate chips in the batter itself!

How to make frosting with coffee creamer!

How to make white chocolate macadamia cupcakes

White Chocolate CupcakesTime to garnish!

How to make cupcake frosting with coffee creamer!Aren’t they delish looking? I seriously had to chew about 3 different types of gum over the course of making these so I wouldn’t devour them all. My lucky husband was thrilled to see these when he arrived home (and the neighbors). Don’t worry, I did enjoy one and can fully attest they’re delicious!

Here are some other ID flavors that would also make fabulous flavorings in baked yummies! Hazelnut, Hershey’s Chocolate Caramel, Caramel Macchiato, Irish Creme, York Peppermint Patty, Almond Joy, White Chocolate Mocha, etc! Wowza, my baking brain is on overdrive thinking of all the possibilities!

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 6 Tbs. (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup International Delight's White Chocolate Macadamia
  • For the Frosting:
  • 8 Tbs (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 4-5 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1/3 cup International Delight's White Chocolate Macadamia
  • white chocolate curls + macadamia nuts for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake pan with wrappers or baking cups.
  2. In an electric mixer, cream together sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Reduce speed and add eggs one at a time.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in separate bowl. Add to wet ingredients 1/2 a cup at a time.
  5. Beat until just combined. Pour into baking cups.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean
  7. Frosting Instructions:
  8. In an electric mixer with paddle attachment, cream butter until fluffy.
  9. Slowly add powdered sugar until well combined.
  10. Add International Delight White Chocolate Macadamia creamer
  11. Add more powdered sugar for a thicker frosting and more creamer for a looser frosting.
  12. Pipe cupcakes and garnish with white chocolate curls and macadamia nuts!
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Did you know you can make frosting flavors with coffee creamers?! White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!

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