How to make it

  • Mix oil and sugar, add molasses and egg mix well.
  • In another bowl mix dry ingredients.
  • Slowly alternate adding a little dry to egg mixture then little water til all incorporated, don't over mix.
  • Grease pan or use paper liners, fill cups 2/3 full.
  • Bake in preheated 350 oven for 18-20 min. til they spring back in center.
  • For frosting: In small saucepan over med-low heat mix flour and eggnog stirring constantly til thickened. Set aside to cool.
  • In a bowl mix butter, shortening and vanilla on med-hi speed.
  • Add sugar and mix well.
  • Add cooled eggnog mixture and mix well.
  • Frost cooled cupcakes.

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  • hoosurnurse05 11 years ago
    Found the cupcakes to be super tasty but a bit dry. Idk if it's because I doubled the recipe? Very Yummy though
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  • cherublisa 13 years ago
    Wow. This sounds delicious. I love finding something different to take to holiday gatherings!
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    " It was excellent "
    fizzle3nat ate it and said...
    THESE LOOK AWESOME! My family loves gingerbread and eggnog, so these will be a hit. I love that the frosting is made like a traditional red velvet frosting, but with eggnog. Genius idea! I bet it is fantastic! I am saving and printing this one. Will definitely be trying them! - Natalie
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    love these gingerbreadcupcakes thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    chefmeow ate it and said...
    Yum. Love gingerbread and this one sounds great with the eggnot frosting. Great post and a high 5.
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