Biscoff Cupcakes

I stumbled across a great recipe on Life Made Simple that uses crunchy and creamy Biscoff spread, which I had in my pantry, so I decided to try it out. I made a few small adaptions to the recipe, including not using Biscoff cookie crumbs (I used the crunchy spread instead) and more ground cinnamon.

biscoff cupcake recipe 1

Ingredients (12-14 cupcakes):

1 cup all-purpose flour

¼ tsp salt

½ tsp baking soda

1 stick or ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature

¾ cup baker’s sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

½ cup and 2 tbsp sour cream

½ cup crunchy Biscoff spread

2 eggs

3 tbsp milk

1 tbsp vanilla extract

½ tsp cinnamon

Cupcake mixture

Cupcake mixture

Ingredients (frosting):

1 stick or ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature

⅓ cup creamy Biscoff spread

1½ tsp vanilla extract

1½ cup confectioner’s sugar

1½ tbsp heavy cream

Buttercream frosting mixture

Buttercream frosting mixture


Preheat oven to 350°F degrees

In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, salt and baking soda

Using an electric mixer, beat together the butter, baker’s sugar, brown sugar, sour cream and crunchy Biscoff spread

biscoff cupcake recipe 4

Add the eggs to the electric mixer one at a time until well combined

Add the milk, vanilla extract and cinnamon and mix together using a spoon

Using the electric mixer, add the flour mixture from earlier, until well combined

Line a cupcake tin with cases (I found I had enough for 13 cupcakes) and fill each one no more than ¾ full

Place in oven on middle shelf and bake for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the centre of a cupcake

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Leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then remove each cupcake to a wire rack and allow to cool completely

Using an electric mixer, beat together the butter and creamy Biscoff spread until light and fluffy

Add, and mix together, the vanilla extract and heavy cream

Add the confectioner’s sugar a little at a time to the electric mixer and combine well
 (the frosting should be stiff enough to form soft peaks)

Frost the completely cooled cupcakes and then serve!

biscoff cupcake recipe 6

What do you think? If you have a go at this recipe, let me know how it turns out!


4 thoughts on “Biscoff Cupcakes

  1. Susan says:

    Wow! I’ve been admiring these cupcakes on Instagram the past few days! They look absolutely delicious! Did you pipe the frosting on? They look like flowers- really pretty, and definitely bakery quality.mgood job!


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