Cupcakes with Vanilla Ice Cream Frosting

Cupcakes with Vanilla Ice Cream FrostingRecipe
Photo: Anna Williams

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 69 mg
Calories 243
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Carbohydrate 38 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Fat 8 g
Fiber 0 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 4 mg
Satfat 4 g
Sodium 283 mg


12 medium yellow cupcakes
2 pints vanilla ice cream
Sprinkles or candy (optional)


Arrange the cupcakes on a baking sheet. Place them in freezer for 15 minutes. Scoop the ice cream into the bowl of an electric mixer and beat with a paddle attachment until it's soft but still holds its shape, about 2 minutes. Spoon the ice cream over the cold cupcakes, creating swoops and peaks. Decorate with the sprinkles or candy, if using, and serve immediately, or return to freezer and chill until the ice cream is firm, about 30 minutes.