Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Quick Cupcakes with Peach Frosting

This frosting is super easy to whip together for last minute cupcakes and other treats. Use your favorite jam or preserves to customize.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 cups frosting
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One 1-pound box confectioners' sugar

3 tablespoons milk

1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 stick unsalted butter, softened

1 tablespoon peach preserves, or your favorite flavor

12 blueberry muffins, or your favorite muffins


  1. 1. Combine the sugar, milk, vanilla and butter in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle (or a large bowl if using a hand mixer). Beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  2. 2. Swirl in the preserves using a spatula to make pretty streaks. 
  3. 3. Frost the muffins and watch them turn into cupcakes! 

Cook’s Note

Frosting can be made 1 day ahead, refrigerate in an airtight container