Churro cupcakes are the best! Yum, you are going to love them. I thought, “with Cinco de Mayo coming, what kind of treat could I make”.

I remembered that it is my dad’s birthday and that he would have been 101 years old. Wow, no offense, but that sounds just a little old. Anyway, it is time to celebrate and so I want to have my favorite guacamole that I posted last week and some delicious tacos and then we will finish it off with these amazing churro cupcakes.

Maybe we will have to play a few games and then just chill out!

Churro Cupcakes

I have had an interesting week. I went to see a friend that is 95, and that is kind of old too. Anyway, a few weeks ago, I thought that when I went to see her, that she wasn’t going to make it. She had a stroke and she was so out of it.

So this week when I went to see her she was up and at it like nothing had ever happened. She asked me to clip her fingernails and so I did. Then I filed all the rough edges off and they looked mighty fine. She is so funny, she said that she had been praying for someone to come and clip her nails because they were just too long. That was nice of her to say.

What do you do for Cinco de Mayo; make some of these yummy churro cupcakes and the delicious guacamole, I promise that you will be glad you did. I made some guacamole and took it to my neighbor tonight because her brother passed away and my son said “did you leave us any”? I told him that I did, and then he asked if it was okay if he ate it all and I told him “NO”.

Since there are avocados on sale this week, I guess that I better go get some more and make another batch. And then I will hide it and eat it myself. I hope that your weekend is wonderful.

Before I end, I heard this awesome thought the other day and it went something like this. “People are like fans, sometimes they are blowing a lot of air; sometimes they are blowing that air at you and sometimes they are just blowing air”. So the next time someone is upset, ask yourself if they are blowing air at you or if they are just blowing air?

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Churro Cupcakes
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Recipe type: Cake
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Serves: 18
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1¾ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
Frosting:
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 - 4 Tablespoons milk
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
Garnish
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix butter and sugar until well blended.
  3. Add vanilla and eggs, one at a time. Mix for 3 minutes.
  4. Then add the baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Alternate the flour and the sour cream as you add them.
  6. Scrape the sides of the bowl and mix well for about 3 more minutes.
  7. Line a muffin tin with 18 liners or grease the muffin tin.
  8. Add water to any muffin tins that are not being used, about half full.
  9. Fill each liner or muffin cup ½ - ⅔ of the way.
  10. Bake for 18 - 20 minutes or until a cake tester or wooden pick comes out of the center of the cupcakes and is clean.
  11. Cool on a wire rack.
Frosting:
  1. Mix the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and the milk for about 4 minutes on high.
  2. Add more milk if you like your frosting a little thinner.
Garnish
  1. Mix sugar and cinnamon together.
  2. Sprinkle mixture on top.

 

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