White Chocolate Cupcakes with Pink Moscato Whipped Buttercream

For Mother’s Day, I made cupcakes that were truly my mom. The richer and sweeter, the better. And I recently introduced her to Moscato and she is quite the fan.

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So to celebrate her, I made these cupcakes. I will say that these cupcakes are a bit of a cheat. They are boxed but they are good. Moist, dense, and rich with the fluffiest, lightest, most delicate frosting.

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Despite these recent sweets posts, I have actually been sticking to my Tone It Up workouts, pushing the mileage and getting in crunches every chance I get. It’s been rewarding to make new friends in the community and connect with close friends on a fitness level through this program.

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Also – if you need a detox after some sweets [I know I do after these cakes and cupcakes!], I have some seriously delicious and healthy recipes coming up.

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So get excited or, if you want to just enjoy your summer and worry about silly things like calories, then shove your face into these cupcakes. I know I would if there were any left.

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White Chocolate Cupcakes with Pink Moscato Whipped Buttercream
From Living Better Together

White Chocolate Cupcakes
1 box Betty Crocker white cake mix
1 package white chocolate instant pudding
4 egg whites
1 c light sour cream
1 c vegetable oil
1/2 c milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp sea salt

Pink Moscato Whipped Buttercream
2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
4 c confectioner’s sugar
3 tbsp pink Moscato

1. For cupcakes, preheat oven to 375°F.
2. Grease muffin tin.
3. Beat all ingredients in a mixer until smooth.
4. Fill liners until 2/3 full.
5. Turn oven down to 325°F.
6. Bake cupcakes 16-20 minutes, or check with a toothpick and bake until it comes out clean.

1. For frosting, cream the butter.
2. Add the confectioner’s sugar 1/2 c at a time.
3. Beat on high for 3 minutes. The frosting will become very fluffy.
4. Add the Moscato and beat for another 2 minutes.
5. Frost cupcakes.


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