Cinnamon Sugar Almond Cupcakes

If you love cinnamon sugar on almonds as much as I do, you’re going to fall in love with these cinnamon sugar almond cupcakes! Mouth-wateringly sweet cupcakes topped with nutty almonds. Yum!

Ingredients

CUPCAKES

FROSTING

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and baking powder in a large mixing bowl.
3. Add butter, egg whites, almond extract, sour cream and milk and mix on medium speed until smooth.
4. Fill cupcake liners a little more than half way.
5. Bake 18-20 minutes.
6. Allow to cool for 1-2 minutes, then remove to cooling rack to finish cooling.
7. To make the icing, beat the shortening and butter until smooth.
8. Slowly add 3 cups of powdered sugar. Mix until combined.
9. Mix in the cinnamon, vanilla extract and 1 tbsp water.
10. Add the rest of the powdered sugar and mix until smooth. Add more water to get the right consistency, then ice the cupcakes.

Notes

You may notice little bits of butter in the batter, but that’s ok. They will melt into the cupcake as they bake.

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