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Boozy Cupcakes: Mudslide Cupcakes

Boozy Cupcakes Mudslide Cupcake

Boozy Cupcakes Mudslide Cupcake

Ok this is one of my favorite posts to date.  I normally don’t do desserts because, you know #fitlife and all that.  But when I do, I go allllll out!  These MudSlide Cupcakes are absolutely delicious and, BONUS, alcoholic 🙂  Think a vanilla cupcake with a kick of Kahlua and Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting.  Enjoy these boozy cupcakes!  I’ll also be adding links from all the other Cocktail to Cupcake posts by my fellow Wayfair bloggers- so keep checking back. 

Boozy Cupcakes Mudslide Cupcake

I’m not going to remake the wheel on the vanilla cupcake portion of this recipe.  I personally love using this Vanilla Cupcake recipe by Natasha’s Kitchen.

Mudslide Boozy Cupcake
A delicious boozy cupcake adapted from a Mudslide cocktail
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Prep Time
35 min
Cook Time
25 min
Prep Time
35 min
Cook Time
25 min
  1. 12 mini Kahlua bottles
  2. 4-5 TBSP Bailey's
  3. 3 Cups Confectioner's Sugar
  4. 1 Stick Butter (softened)
  5. 1 TSP Vanilla
  6. *Choice of chocolate toppings for garnishment
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and make your favorite vanilla cupcake recipe. You can even do boxed! Bake cupcakes as instructed.
  2. Once the cupcakes have been removed from the oven, lightly score the top of each with a knife.
  3. Then take a mini Kahlua bottle, open, and use a brush to brush the liquor onto the top of each. I also poured a little of the liquor into the center of each cupcake. Juste enough to taste 🙂
  4. To make the Bailey's Buttercream: Pour the softened butter and three cups confectioners sugar into a mixer and mix until extremely thick. Continue mixing. Slowly add the vanilla flavoring. Then add the Bailey's TBSP by TBSP until frosting is light and fluffy. Taste to make sure there's enough Bailey's in it 🙂
  5. Frost each cupcake using a pastry bag. Garnish with chocolate sprinkles, chocolate chips, chocolate sauce, or all 3!
  6. You can also use the Kahlua bottles as garnish, as shown in picture above.
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Boozy Cupcakes Mudslide Cupcake

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  1. I love boozy cupcakes! These are so pretty and I bet they are so good! I make Irish car bomb cupcakes a lot for the people I work with, haha.

  2. Stop it with this recipe! I am SO in love with cupcakes…and how you enhanced them just makes this an amazing upgrade of a recipe! Yummmmm…..
    Karen | GlamKaren.com

  3. Those look so delicious! Would be perfect to serve at a bachelorette party too!


  4. Yum! Go big or go home, these look fantastic!

  5. Yum, yum, yum! I had a boozy cupcake for the first time when we went out for Valentine’s Day and now I’m obsessed! I’ll for sure be making these!

    Karin | truncationblog.com

  6. wow those look incredible! Now you can have them! LOL


  7. Oh my goodness, these look so delicious!



  8. These cupcakes look gorgeous…so yummy! I never thought about a Bailey’s frosting, but now you’ve mentioned it I NEED THAT IN MY LIFE! sounds like the BEST thing ever

  9. Going to admit I never thought about cupcakes with alcohol before. These look and sound delicious! What a fun idea for an adult party. Pinned.

  10. Definitely pinned this one! I’m thinking these would be perfect to make for girls weekend.

  11. YES YES YES! Kahlua is one of my favorite liqueurs…. and this dessert seems like an incredible treat to take to a party. Thanks for sharing!

  12. These seriously look so good. I need to pin!

  13. Okay… I legitimately have to try this! I love cupcakes and mudslides sound like the perfect partner 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  14. Omg! Are you freaking kidding me?! I’ve never heard of boozy cupcakes … what the?! I’ve been missing out! I’m so excited about this recipe – trying it immediately! Thank you, thank you, thank you for posting!

  15. Holy deliciousness! These are way up my ally! I love boozy cupcakes

  16. These look amazing & right up my street! Thanks for sharing the recipe, I’m licking my lips and my liver is churning hahah *I like drinks 😉 xx adaatude.com

  17. These look fantastic! I bet that they would be so good with the Mocha Kahlua, or coffee, or mint! Mmm….ideas!

  18. These look absolutely divine. I know what I’m making for my next book club get together! Pinning for later!

  19. This is a cute idea for a party that will be serving alcohol. I’m sure the guests will enjoy the cupcakes.

  20. Love the little bottle on the top, it adds a great touch!

  21. I love me a good Mudslide…so make a Mudslide cupcake and I’m in heaven!

  22. YUMMY! I am with you I try not to bake to many sweets because, oh you know, trying to stay fit and healthy, but I will bookmark this it giving it a try. Love the ingredients and Kaulua and Baileys 🙂

  23. Ah! I love booze filled cuppy cakes! These are just too adorable with the bottles sticking out at the top!

  24. What a gorgeous cupcakes! Your directions make this seem like such an easy approach, too. I would love to make this soon!

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