GINGER SNAP Cupcakes with TOBLERONE Buttercream Frosting

14  Ratings
  • 40 min prep
  • 1 hr 40 min total
  • 12 cupcakes

GINGER SNAP Cupcakes with TOBLERONE Buttercream Frosting Recipe


  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 10 NABISCO Ginger Snaps , finely crushed (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1-1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 Tbsp. molasses
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 3/4 cup milk, divided
  • 2-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 bar  (7.1 oz) Toblerone Swiss Milk Chocolate 1, chopped into small pieces


  • Preheat  oven to 350°F
  • In  medium bowl, combine flour, cookie crumbs, baking powder, 1 tsp. cinnamon and salt.
  • In  large mixer bowl, beat 1 stick butter and granulated sugar with mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, molasses, and vanilla extract and beat until well combined.
  • Gradually  beat half of dry ingredients into butter mixture. Continue mixing while alternately beating in remaining flour mixture and 1/2 cup milk.
  • Scoop  batter into paper-lined muffin cups. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in pans 10 min.; remove from pans. Cool completely.
  • Beat  remaining 1 stick butter, powdered sugar, vanilla bean seeds (scraped from inside of vanilla bean) and remaining 1/4 tsp. cinnamon in a mixing bowl until smooth. Continue mixing while slowly adding remaining 1/4 cup milk. Gently mix in chocolate. Spread over tops of cupcakes. Garnish with additional chocolate chunks, if desired.

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12 cupcakes

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