A hint of bubbly in the batter and the frosting makes these Champagne Cupcakes truly New Year’s Eve-worthy! These sparkly cupcakes are fun, festive, and perfect for any special occasion.
What You’ll Need:
1 (16.5-ounce) package white cake mix (See Note)
1 cup plus 3 tablespoons champagne
1 tablespoon gold sugar crystals plus extra for garnish
2 sticks butter, softened
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
What To Do:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 20 muffin cups with paper liners.
2. In a large bowl, prepare cake mix according to package directions, replacing water with 1 cup champagne. Stir in 1 tablespoon sugar crystals. Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups.
3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool.
4. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, beat butter and 2 cups confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Add 3 tablespoons champagne, the vanilla, and the remaining confectioners’ sugar; beat until smooth. Frost cupcakes and decorate with sugar crystals.
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