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Peach Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting

These homemade peach cupcakes are filled with a sweet peach curd and topped with cinnamon frosting – making it the perfect peach cobbler cupcake recipe! 

Peach Cupcakes

These Peach Cupcakes are topped with a cinnamon frosting and taste exactly like mini peach cobblers!

Delicious and sure to disappear in seconds!

It has been a while since I have made a good cupcake. Luckily, I have a very vocal sister that put me in my place and let me know that I needed to get my $%*@ in gear and get her a delicious peach dessert.

I decided to go with peaches because they are going to be in season soon and I had a freezer full from last year.

Peach Cupcake Filling

The cake itself is amazing- Moist, fluffy, and delicious.

I wanted a real punch of peach which is why I decided to use the peach puree center. When you fill a cupcake with a fruit puree or curd it seeps into the sponge of the cake taking the flavor from an eight to a ten. It also really keeps the cupcakes from drying out giving them a longer shelf life.

I consider this a double win.

There were a few options I considered for the frosting.

You can go with traditional vanilla or, to give it a cobbler taste, a cinnamon buttercream! You will love the addition of spice mixed with the sweet flavor of peach. It really is like a bite of cobbler disguised as a cupcake!

Peach Cupcake Recipe

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Peach Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting

Peach Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting

Yield: 12 cupcakes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

These fall peach cupcakes are filled with a sweet peach curd and topped with cinnamon frosting - making it the perfect peach cobbler cupcake recipe! 

Ingredients

Cupcakes:

  • 1 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter, soft
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon peach schnapps
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup peach puree

Filling:

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen peaches
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

Frosting:

  • 1 cup butter, soft
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line two muffin tins with paper liners and set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium sized bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add the egg, vanilla, and peach schnapps until fully combined. Slowly add the milk and puree and continue to stir until smooth. Fold in the dry ingredients.
  4. Fill the liners 3/4 full. Bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

Filling:

  1. Puree the peaches in a blender until smooth. Pour into a saucepan with the sugar and bring to a boil.
  2. Whisk together the water and cornstarch. Stir into the fruit mixture and continue to cook for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Let cool completely and fill cupcakes.*

Frosting:

  1. Whip the butter with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Slowly stir in the powdered sugar, vanilla, and cream. Whisk until light and fluffy and fully combined, making sure to scrape the sides of the bowl. Stir in the cinnamon.
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These homemade peach cupcakes are filled with a sweet peach curd and topped with cinnamon frosting - making it the perfect peach cobbler cupcake recipe! 
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Melissa

Wednesday 13th of November 2019

Could you use peach jam in the centre instead?

Kylie B

Wednesday 5th of June 2019

is it possible to leave out the peach schnapps or replace with extra peach puree?

Jesseca

Thursday 6th of June 2019

You can leave it out.

Heather

Friday 10th of February 2017

How did you make those sugared peaches featured in the photo?? I would love to top my cupcakes with those for added decoration!!

Jackson

Monday 12th of October 2015

These cupcakes are tasty but I had two problems with recipe: It only made enough batter for 7 cupcakes and I don't see the step to add the dry ingredients...

patricia

Saturday 10th of October 2015

May i know what piping tip you used and the size of it?

Jesseca

Monday 12th of October 2015

I used a 1M tip.

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