To pair with the last blog post of Snickerdoodle Cupcakes I will be making a cinnamon swirl frosting. I can already hear the cavities a calling.
Here are the ingredients needed for this recipe:
- 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
- 3-4 cups confectioners’ sugar
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
Step 1: In a large bowl, cream the softened butter until smooth and creamy.
Step 2: While mixing add in the sugar, heavy cream, salt, and vanilla extract.
Step 3: Increase speed to high and mix for 3 minutes.
Step 4: (Optional: Add more sugar if frosting is too thing or heavy cream if the frosting is too thick)
Step 5: Transfer 1/2 of the frosting to a small bowl; set aside.
Step 6: Add the ground cinnamon to the large bowl mixture and beat to combine for 30 seconds.
Step 7: Spoon the cinnamon frosting into one side of a piping bag and fill the other half with the vanilla frosting.
Step 8: Pipe on to cupcakes as desired.
Step 9: Garnish with a mini snickerdoodle cookie.