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Drunken Icing


The perfect icing for the drunken cupcakes!

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  • 3 cups Icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter, melted
  • 3-4 tbsp Heavy cream
  • 2-3 tbsp Alcohol
  • Garnish: Dried cherries, almonds, pistachios etc


Servings 24
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In bowl of mixer, whisk icing sugar and melted butter.

Step 2

Gradually add 3 tbsp of cream, and alcohol.

Step 3

If needed, add more cream till desired consistency is reached.

Step 4

Ice the cupcakes, and garnish as desired.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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