How to make it

  • Cupcakes:.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line 24 cupcake cups with paper liners.
  • Place cake mix, pudding mix, oil, milk, eggs, vodka, 1/4 cup Kahlua, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl.
  • Blend with an electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds. Stop the machine and scrape down the sides of the bowl. Increase the mixer speed to medium and beat 2 minutes more, scraping down the sides again if needed.
  • Spoon or scoop 1/3 cup batter into each lined cupcake cup, filling it three quarters of the way full. (Remove empty liners if you don't get the full 24 cupcakes).
  • Bake until they are golden and spring back when lightly pressed with your finger, about 17-20 minutes. Remove the pans from the oven and place them on wire racks.
  • Cool for 5 minutes. Brush the tops of the cupcakes with remaining 2 tablespoons Kahlua.
  • Remove cupcakes from pans. Place on wire rack to cool.
  • Frosting:.
  • Place a large, clean mixing bowl and electric mixer beaters int he freezer to chill for 1 minute. Remove the bowl and beaters from the freezer.
  • Pour the heavy cream into the bowl and beat with electric mixer on high speed until the cream has thickened, 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Stop the machine and add the sugar and 1 tablespoon Kahlua.
  • Beat the cream on high speed until stiff peaks form, 1-2 more minutes.
  • Place a heaping tablespoon of the whipped cream on each cupcake and swirl to spread it out with a short metal spatula or spoon, taking care to cover tops completely.
  • Garnish with chocolate shavings.

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  • amylee 2 years ago
    update: very moist and every bit as great as you'd think.....didn't spread the extra Kahlua on yet, and still wonderful just out of oven!
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  • amylee 2 years ago
    We have these in the oven right now! Smell so FAB! Will let you know in approx. 5 minutes!
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  • stylistmama 5 years ago
    Wow, these look so good! Can't wait for an excuse to try them...
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  • krumkake 5 years ago
    Oh yeah! Thank you so much for bugging your friend until he/she gave up this wonderful recipe...this one's printed off and ready to go SOON - fabulous!!
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    " It was excellent "
    dmajor ate it and said...
    I love White Russians! The only drink I buy from our drive thru Daiquiri shop! These will be so much fun to serve with those daiquiris at my next party! Thanks for sharing! And Welcome to the site!You've got my high 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    angelgal ate it and said...
    I'm having weekend guests next month...I know exactly what we'll be having for a dessert!!!! ;9
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Yum! I bet some Bailey's Irish Cream could also be added somewhere.....
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    Oh my goodness - these just sound so delicious! I love Kahlua and White Russians, so this has my name written all over it. Thanks so very much - I can't wait to try these - and welcome to Group Recipes! :) Vickie
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    " It was excellent "
    bakermel ate it and said...
    Sounds really yummmmy! :)
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