Melt-in-Your-Mouth Delicious Butterscotch Cupcakes Recipe

Looking for an amazing recipe for your Christmas party? Check out these delicious, melt-in-your-mouth butterscotch cupcakes! Your guests will love them!

Looking for a delicious cupcake for your upcoming Christmas party with your friends?

Try these delicious Butterscotch cupcake recipe and your BFF will LOVE every bit of it.

These cupcakes are also good for a bake sale, a fundraiser for your upcoming travel destination or just a nice dessert for your movie night with your girlfriends.

Any reason is good to cook, right?

So let’s get started on the how to!

Butterscotch cupcakes recipe for your upcoming Christmas party

Butterscotch Ingredients:

  • 1/4 C unsalted butter
  • 3/4 C brown sugar
  • 3/4 C heavy cream
  • Two tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Cupcake Ingredients:

  • 1  2/3 C  flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 C packed  brown sugar
  • 1/2 C unsalted butter
  • One  egg,  room temp
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 C whole milk
  • 1 TBSP vanilla


  • 1 C unsalted butter, room temp
  • 3-4 C powdered sugar
  • 1/4 C heavy cream
  • 2  1/2 tsp vanilla extract



  • Over medium heat, using a medium pot melt the butter.
  • Add in the brown sugar and whisk
  • Add in the cream then whisk again
  • Bring the mixture to a bubble and allow to thicken for 5 minutes maximum NO stirring.
  • Now remove it from the heat and add in the vanilla and salt make sure to whisk again
  • Allow to cool.
  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • Place cupcake liners in the pan


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  • Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a medium bowl.
  • Melt butter in the microwave in a small bowl.
  • Whisk in the brown sugar until it is smooth
  • Whisk in egg, yogurt, milk, and vanilla extract. Whisk until it is well combined
  • Slowly begin to mix in dry ingredients until it is smooth
  • Fill cupcakes liners with the mix ¾ of the way full
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely before frosting


  • Beat softened butter on medium speed with an electric or stand mixer for 4 minutes.
  • Add powdered sugar, cream, and vanilla extract continue to mix
  • Increase the speed to high for 3 minutes.
  • Drizzle butterscotch over the cupcake for extra gooey-ness

Isn’t this Butterscotch cupcake delicious? For other cupcake ideas, you can make these Black Forest cupcakes 

It is time to celebrate with cake! Make the most delicious Black Forest Cupcakes full of chocolate and cherry flavors to blow your Bae or best friend away!
Or these descendants cupcakes

These Descendants-inspired cupcakes will be a great hit for your upcoming Christmas party or sleepover party. Make ahead or together with your friends!

Have you ever tried a butterscotch cupcake? How did you like it?

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21 thoughts on “Melt-in-Your-Mouth Delicious Butterscotch Cupcakes Recipe

  1. My parents would LOVE this cupcake. The love butterscotch a lot. My parent are coming for a visit at christmas so I will have to surprise them with these!

  2. I never had a butterscotch cupcake-but boy does it sound good!! It really would be great for a bake sale!

  3. Your Butterscotch Cupcakes look mouthwatering! I’m a big fan of butterscotch, so I might add them to our holiday menu!

  4. I’m so hungry right now. I wish I could make them right this moment! LOL. I love anything with butterscotch. I’m pinning this for sure– my family would love it.

  5. I saw these on What’s Cookin’ Wednesday
    I love butterscotch! These look so tasty!
    Thanks for the recipe!

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