3.84 from 6 votes
easy to make Eggnog Cupcakes with Eggnog Frosting recipe
Eggnog Cupcakes
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins

With an eggnog cake and eggnog frosting, this is one Christmas cupcake recipe that is tasty all over - yet not too strong and overwhelming.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, eggnog
Servings: 20 cupcakes
Calories: 211 kcal
Author: Tammi
  • 1-3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup room temperature butter
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup eggnog
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/4 cup egg nog
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2-3 cups icing sugar
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Whisk together flour, sugar and baking powder.
  3. Add butter, egg whites, vanilla, nutmeg, eggnog and milk to a bowl and mix on medium speed until smooth.
  4. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool for 1-2 minutes, then move to cooling rack.
  6. To make icing, cream together butter, egg nog, vanilla, and nutmeg in a large bowl.
  7. Mix in 2 cups of the icing sugar, then if it's too runny add more in 1/4 cup increments until it's the consistency needed.
  8. Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Eggnog Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 38mg13%
Sodium 117mg5%
Potassium 46mg1%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 385IU8%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.