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Corned Beef and Cabbage Cupcakes

Some people liked these corned beef and cabbage cupcakes and you might be one of them.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: corned beef and cabbage cupcakes, malt vinegar cabbage
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 170kcal


Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 C Beer I used an Irish stout
  • 1 t malt vinegar
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1/3 C Canola oil
  • 1/4 t allspice
  • 1/4 coriander
  • 1/4 t ground mustard
  • 1 1/3 C flour
  • 3/4 t baking soda
  • 3/4 C ground corned beef I bought some deli slices and used my electric chopper to grind it up.

Candied Cabbage Ingredients

  • About a cup of raw grated cabbage
  • Enough brown sugar to cover the cabbage

Malt Vinegar Cabbage Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 package 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 C butter
  • 3 C powdered sugar
  • 1 t malt vinegar
  • 1 C candied cabbage


  • Grated corned beef


Cupcake Instructions

  • Combine the beer and the malt vinegar. Add in the sugar and oil, whisking vigorously until slightly frothy. Add allspice, coriander, and mustard. Gently introduce the flour along with the baking soda, being careful not to over mix. Fill 24 cupcake tins half full and bake at 350 degrees for 20 min.

Candied Cabbage Instructions

  • Place the cabbage on a toaster oven (or full-sized oven) tray lined with foil. Completely cover the cabbage with brown sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Warning: This will smell like sauerkraut.

Malt Vinegar Cabbage Frosting Instructions

  • Mix butter and cream cheese. Slowly add in powdered sugar. Add malt vinegar and stir in cabbage.


*The Corned Beef Topping
Who needs a cherry when you can top your cupcake with some grated corned beef?


Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 29mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.4mg