RumChata Cupcakes feature the rich and creamy warmth of RumChata liqueur, combined with an ordinary box cake mix, all for a simple yet luxuriopus tasting dessert treat. See the post on Platter Talk with a food video that shows how easy this recipe is to make.
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RumChata Cupcakes on Platter Talk

Recipe from Delish
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cupcakes, rumchata
Servings: 16
Calories: 460kcal


For the Cupcakes

  • 1 box vanilla cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup RumChata

For the Frosting

  • 4 cups powedered sugar divided
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter softened to room temperature.
  • 1/3 cup RumChata
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch kosher salt


For the Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350° and line cupcake pan(s) with with 16 cupcake wrappers.
  • Combine all four ingredients and mix until smooth. Carefully spoon batter into cupcake liners, to abut 2/3 full. Bake for about 25 minutes or until toothpick come out clean. Place on wire wrack and allow to cool.

For the Frosting

    Combine 2 cups powdered sugar with remaining ingredients and mix together until creamy.

    • Gradually add remaining 2 cups of powdered sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
    • Pipe the RumChata frosting onto the RumChata cupcakes and garnish with additional cinnamon and cinnamon sticks if desired.



    Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 344mg | Potassium: 34mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 0.8mg