Crack through a layer of caramelized sugar to reveal a layer of sweet cream below, but you’re not done. Below the cream is your favorite fluffy cupcake! Welcome to the world of crème brûlée cupcakes!
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How to Make Crème Brûlée Cupcakes
- Start by baking your favorite cupcake recipe. I kept it simple and used the Ultimate Vanilla Cupcake recipe.
- Instead of frosting with a traditional frosting like vanilla bean buttercream frosting, bake and chill crème brûlée (I used super easy to make pumpkin crème brûlée).
- Spread the chilled crème brûlée over the cooled cupcakes.
- Sprinkle with regular or maple sugar and brûlée with a culinary torch just before serving.
You can mix any flavor of crème brûlée with any cupcake flavor to create your dream crème brûlée cupcakes. If you give them a try, I’d love for you to share photos and reviews on the Cupcake Project Facebook page. I can’t wait to see what you come up with!