Fireball Cupcakes

Weekend is coming. It’s time to make something sweet and tangy to treat your family. This will make you feel relaxed after a long week at work. These Fireball Cupcakes are then recommended here. They’re yellow cake mix cupcakes topped with a pretty frosting of butter, 2 cups powdered sugar, vanilla, salt, fireball, and yellow and red food coloring.


Fireball Cupcakes

Recipe by Bell BrittanyCourse: Dessert, SnacksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Medium


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These fireball cupcakes are great for both weekend meals and small parties. Its recipe is given here, just give it a try if you like.


  • 1 box yellow cake mix

  • 1 1/4 c. Fireball whisky, divided

  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 c. (two sticks) unsalted butter, softened

  • 4 c. powdered sugar, divided

  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

  • pinch of kosher salt

  • Yellow and red food coloring

  • Hot tamales, for decoration


  • Preheat oven to 350° F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Combine cake mix and cinnamon in a large bowl, then stir in vegetable oil, eggs, and 1 cup Fireball.
  • Bake according to package directions and let cool completely.
  • To make Fireball frosting: In a large bowl, combine butter, 2 cups powdered sugar, vanilla, salt, and remaining 1/4 cup Fireball.
  • Beat until smooth with a hand mixer. Add in remaining 2 cups powdered sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Gently stir in yellow food coloring, then red, being careful not to over mix (you want it to be streaky).
  • Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes. Garnish each with one Hot Tamale. Serve.

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