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Cupcakes With Browned Butter Frosting

This cupcake recipe is a time-saving desset dream. It starts with boxed pound cake mix and calls for only five ingredients, including what you need for the Browned Butter Frosting. It's party ready and ideal for school functions that call for dozens of cupcakes.

Southern Living APRIL 2006

  • Yield: Makes 24 cupcakes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Bake:20 Minutes


  • 1 (16-oz.) package pound cake mix
  • 24 paper baking cups


Prepare 1 (16-oz.) package pound cake mix according to package directions. Place 24 paper baking cups in muffin pans; spoon batter evenly into paper cups, filling two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Remove cupcakes from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks. Spread cupcakes evenly with Browned Butter Frosting; garnish with fresh mint leaves and edible violas, if desired.


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