Brown Sugar Cupcakes with Cinnamon Ginger Buttercream and Ginger Cookie Pecan Brittle
Recipe type: Dessert
Makes: 17 cupcakes
Moist brown sugar cupcakes topped with a flavorful buttercream and surprise brittle topping.
  • 1 batch brown sugar cupcakes
  • 1 batch cinnamon ginger swiss meringue buttercream
  • 1 batch ginger cookie pecan brittle
  1. Prepare cupcakes as directed below
  2. While cupcakes are cooling, prepare brittle and set aside to cool
  3. Once cupcakes and brittle are cool, make frosting; frost cupcakes with a spatula or piping bag and top with broken brittle pieces
  4. Serve immediately; if you are making cupcakes in advance, do not top with brittle until just before serving
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at