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Cinnamon Roll Cupcake

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

If you like cinnamon rolls, you will love these sweet and fluffy cupcakes!
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  • 1 Box Vanilla Cake Mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1/2 C. Sour Cream
  • 1 Tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Stick Butter
  • 1/4 C. Brown Sugar
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese at room temperature
  • 1/2 Stick Butter at room temperature
  • 5 C. Confectioners’ Sugar
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla
  • 1 Packet of “Cinnamon Roll” mix-in or Cinnamon, as preferred


  • Prepare cupcakes as directed on package, adding sour cream and 1 teaspoon cinnamon while adding the other ingredients.
  • Make Cinnamon Roll Filling by melting butter in pan. Combine with brown sugar and add 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • Put enough cupcake batter in each of the paper liners to cover the bottom. Add approximately 1/2 teaspoon of the Cinnamon Roll Filling to each cupcake.
  • Swirl with a toothpick.
  • Cover with batter until cupcake liners are at least 2/3 full.
  • Bake according to package instructions. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  • Make Frosting by creaming together butter and cream cheese. Add powdered sugar slowly, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Frost cupcakes.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon on top.
  • Serve and Enjoy!
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