Snickerdoodle Cupcakes Recipe

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes Recipe

Snickerdoodle cupcakes bring together your favorite elements of the beloved cookie in cake form, with the addition of decadent buttercream frosting.
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat the oven to 350 F, and prepare a muffin tin with liners.
  3. Step 3

    In a medium bowl mix the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  4. Step 4

    Beat the eggs and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a large bowl with a hand mixer, on medium speed until creamy and lightened in color, about 2 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Change the mixer’s speed to low. Add the butter and vanilla and beat for one minute.
  6. Step 6

    Add the dry ingredients and mix until just incorporated, then add the buttermilk and mix until smooth.
  7. Step 7

    Spoon the batter into the muffin cups. Bake at 350 F for 18 to 22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Gently remove the cupcakes and cool on a wire rack.
  8. Step 8

    While the cupcakes are cooling, prepare the buttercream frosting. With the whip attachment, beat the softened butter on medium speed until smooth. Lower the speed and slowly add in the powdered sugar. When all the sugar is incorporated, add the milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt. Increase speed to medium-high for 1 to 2 minutes, until well combined and fluffy.
  9. Step 9

    Transfer the buttercream to a piping bag fitted with a decorative tip. Frost the cupcakes generously.
  10. Step 10

    Combine the cinnamon and sugar for dusting and sprinkle on the frosted cupcakes. Serve immediately.