White Russian Cupcakes

I love white russians! So, naturally when I came across a recipe for white russian cupcakes on pinterest, I couldn’t resist! And guess what? They were amazing! I made several modifications, but they still turned out great. Mhmm Dude-worthy, indeed.

White Russian Cupcakes


  • 2 1/2 cups Flour
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 Eggs and 2 egg whites
  • 1 ½ cups Sugar
  • ¾ cup Butter
  • ¼ cup Vodka
  • ½ cup Kahlua
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  1. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  2. In a separate, large bowl, cream sugar and butter until smooth.
  3. Add eggs and egg whites, one at a time and mix until incorporated.
  4. Add vanilla, vodka, and kahlua while mixing.
  5. Slowly add flour in three additions, alternate with 2 additions of milk in between.
  6. Bake at 350 for about 18 minutes.

Kahlua Buttercream:

  • 1 stick (½ cup) Butter
  • 3-4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 3 tbs Kahlua
  • a pinch of salt
  1. Cream butter until smooth.
  2. Add salt, vanilla and kahlua and mix.
  3. Slowly add powdered sugar until you reach the consistency you desire.

Kahlua Icing:

  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbs kahlua
  • A few drops of milk
  1. Mix the powdered sugar and kahlua in a small bowl; a whisk works best.
  2. Add a couple drops of milk and continue whisking.
  3. Add milk dropwise if necessary to get the appropriate consistency. It should be smooth and cling to the back of a spoon.
  4. Drizzle onto cupcakes!

8 thoughts on “White Russian Cupcakes

  1. thanks for the like! looks like you’ve been making cocktail cupcakes too 🙂 also looks like you started blogging at about the same time as me… great minds! happy blogging!

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