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Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

These Snickerdoodle Cupcakes are everything you love about the classic cookie in cupcake form!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12

Ingredients

Cupcakes:

  • ¾ cup Flour
  • ¾ cup Cake Flour
  • tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ cup 1 stick Unsalted Butter, softened to room temp
  • ¾ cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs room temp
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cup Milk room temp
  • ¼ cup Heavy Cream room temp
  • 2 tbsp Sour Cream room temp

Coating:

  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • ¼ cup Cinnamon Sugar

Frosting:

  • ½ cup 1 stick Unsalted Butter, softened to room temp
  • 2-3 cups confectioners' Sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • Cinnamon Sugar for dusting

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line cupcake pan with liners and set aside.
  • Sift together flours, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon into a medium bowl and set aside.
  • In a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy on medium-high speed.
  • Add eggs one at a time mixing between each addition.
  • Add vanilla, scrape down the sides as needed.
  • On low speed, add the flour in in small batches alternating with the milk and heavy cream.
  • Add in the sour cream and beat until combined.
  • Fill liners ¾ of the way full and bake for 18-20 minutes until toothpick comes clean.
  • Transfer to a cooling rack to finish cooling.
  • Once cool, melt butter and dip the dome of the cupcakes in it and then into the cinnamon sugar.
  • In a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar on low speed until pale and creamy.
  • Slowly add in confectioners' sugar and heavy cream a little at a time, alternating between each, while mixing on low over the course of about 3 minutes.
  • Add vanilla, cinnamon and salt and beat on medium speed for about 3 minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Frost cupcakes and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.