Recipe courtesy of Jenica Braddock

Brown Sugar Corn Cake Cupcake

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 12 cupcakes
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crumbs:

1 cup graham cracker crumbs

4 tablespoons granulated sugar 

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted

Cake Batter:

1 1/2 cups cake flour

1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar 

1 cup corn 

2/3 cup (11 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature 

1/2 cup milk, at room temperature

1/2 cup frozen strawberries 

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 

1 teaspoon vanilla 

1/2 teaspoon baking soda 

1/2 teaspoon salt 

3 eggs, at room temperature

Frosting:

4 cups confectioners' sugar

1 1/2 cups cream cheese, at room temperature

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 

2 cups fresh strawberries, diced 

Directions

  1. For the graham cracker crumbs: Mix the graham cracker crumbs and granulated sugar together in a medium bowl. Stir in the melted butter with a fork until the crumbs are well coated.
  2. For the cake batter: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F; line a cupcake pan with 12 liners.
  3. Using an electric mixer, cream together the cake flour, brown sugar, corn, butter, milk, strawberries, baking powder, vanilla, baking soda, salt and eggs.
  4. Scoop the batter into the cupcake liners, sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon of the graham cracker crumbs and bake until cooked through, 20 to 22 minutes. Let the cupcakes cool completely before frosting.
  5. For the frosting: Using an electric mixer, cream together the confectioners' sugar, cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy.
  6. To assemble: Core out the center of each cupcake and fill with some of the chopped strawberries. Top each with some of the frosting, and a few chopped strawberries.

Fudge Factor

Train Frontman Pat Monahan's Dark Chocolate Obsession Feb 11, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

Train frontman Pat Monahan, an avid chocolate lover, shared with us his top five reasons for eating dark chocolate.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …