Banana Cupcakes with Honey-Cinnamon Frosting

Banana Cupcakes with Honey-Cinnamon Frosting

Banana Cupcakes with Honey-Cinnamon Frosting

I’m going to be testing a few cupcake recipes over the next couple of weeks. This is the first batch: Banana Cupcakes with Honey-Cinnamon Frosting from Everyday Food.

Overall, they were a big hit. The cake part tastes like banana bread, which is one of my favorite things in the whole world. The only problem with that was that I felt like they lacked for not having walnuts. I could put them in, but are walnuts in a cupcake weird?

The buttercream icing was okay, but there was something weird about it. It may have been that my powdered sugar is a little on the old side, which may have given the icing an “off” flavor.

I’m not sure what recipe will be next, but I’m on the lookout for something like a brownie cupcake.

Kim

7 Responses

  1. mmmmm…..cupcakes….so jealous!!! I think walnuts in cupcakes would be just fine! Chop them up a little and tadah! Brownie cupcakes….yum!!! I used to make Black forest brownie cupcakes with cherries in them. Delish!

  2. How fun…I’m a HUGE cupcake fan. I bake them a lot to being into the office…everyone loves it. I can’t wait to see your next creation!

  3. I’m thinking brownie cupcakes with vanilla bean frosting. Mmmmm.

    Black forest cupcakes… now you have me thinking. That might work out very well.

  4. Those look delicious! About the walnuts: I say go for it. Did the icing taste kind of dusty or tangy? It just might be the powdered sugar, or it could be the type/freshness of butter. If you’re making buttercream, spring for the best unsalted butter you can find. It’s worth it!
    happy baking!

  5. You could also toss a few walnuts on top of the icing.

    For an even richer taste, use black walnuts. 🙂