1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place baking cups in 5 (12-cup) mini muffin pans (or bake in batches).
2. Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer in a large bowl; beat in eggs, 1 at a time.
3. Combine cream and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; add to butter mixture, alternating with cream, beginning and ending with flour. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pans, filling cups 2/3 full.
4. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Transfer to wire racks; cool completely. Top with Cream Cheese Frosting; garnish, if desired.