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5 from 1 vote

Mushroom Cupcakes

No one seemed bothered by the mushroom on top of the cupcake or the surprise one inside (after all - the candy cap mushrooms taste like maple syrup!).
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy cap mushroom recipe, mushroom cupcake recipe, mushroom cupcakes
Servings: 18 cupcakes
Calories: 197kcal
Author: Stef


  • 2 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 C unsalted butter softened
  • 2/3 C sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 C Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 C mushroom syrup from above just the syrup - not the mushrooms floating in the syrup
  • 18 dried candy cap mushrooms


  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • In another medium-sized bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs and sour cream until blended.
  • Alternately fold in flour mixture and mushroom syrup.
  • Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full.
  • Stick a dried candy cap mushroom into the center of each unbaked cupcake (as shown in the photo of the cupcake tin above).
  • Bake at 350 F for 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out of cupcake clean.


Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 91mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.8mg