Gingerbread Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

annie's cooking lab

Gingerbread Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting ~ Annie's Cooking Lab

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been baking like crazy the last few weeks. We had our office holiday party last week and I decided to use that occasion as an excuse to bake up a batch of cupcakes. I didn’t anticipate quite how much difficulty I’d have in creating a delicious gingerbread cupcake but it wasn’t until the third batch that I got one I was happy with- moist and flavorful with just the right blend of spices. Fortunately it was worth the effort and the final round of cupcakes was very well received at the holiday party.

I like the current level of spice in these cupcakes, but if you wanted to increase the spices I think these would be excellent with some chopped candied ginger folded into the batter. As written the recipe makes 12 cupcakes but feel free to double it if you…

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