Maple Walnut Cupcakes Recipe

These Maple Walnut Cupcakes are filled with sugar, real maple syrup and crunchy walnuts to make a decadent treat that is sure to bring the flavors of fall to you with every bite. Bonus: they are easy to make which means you can make them for those fall bake sales too!

Let’s make maple walnut cupcakes!

Let’s make maple walnut cupcakes

When I think of Fall, I think of flavors such as pumpkin, maple and of course, all things baked.

These cupcakes are what I like to call a “crowd pleaser” which means you can make them in larger quantities and pass out at gatherings and people will love them!

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These cupcakes sure looks delicious!

Maple walnut cupcakes ingredients

Here is what you need to make Maple Walnut Cupcakes recipe:

For Icing:

Topping:

directions to make Maple Walnut Cupcakes:

For The Cupcakes:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° and place paper baking cups into 24 regular-sized muffin cups.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt.

Step 3

In a large bowl, cream sugar, butter, syrup, and eggs.

Step 4

Next, add maple extract.

Step 5

On a low speed, alternate blending in dry mixture and milk. Stir in nuts.

Let’s start baking!

Step 6

Fill each muffin cup up about 2/3 full and bake for 20-25 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool thoroughly before frosting.

For The Frosting:

Apply the frosting to the cupcake.

Step 7

Combine all of the ingredients on medium speed. Swirl onto the cupcakes.

For The Topping:

A closer look on the cupcakes make them more delicious!

Step 8

Sprinkle each with chopped walnuts.

Then serve up and enjoy!

Yield: 24

Maple Walnut Cupcakes

Maple Walnut Cupcakes

These Maple Walnut Cupcakes are filled with sugar, real maple syrup and crunchy walnuts to make a decadent treat that is sure to bring the flavors of fall to you with every bite. Bonus: they are easy to make which means you can make them for those fall bake sales too!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

For The Cupcakes

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

For The Frosting

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract

For The Topping

  • Chopped Walnuts

Instructions

For The Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and place paper baking cups into 24 regular-sized muffin cups.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream sugar, butter, syrup, and eggs.
  4. Next, add maple extract.
  5. On a low speed, alternate blending in dry mixture and milk. Stir in nuts.
  6. Fill each muffin cup up about 2/3 full and bake for 20-25 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool thoroughly before frosting.

For The Frosting:

  1. Combine all of the ingredients on medium speed. Swirl onto the cupcakes once cooled.

For The Topping:

  1. Sprinkle each with chopped walnuts.
  2. Then serve up and enjoy!

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