Easy Gingerbread Cupcakes

Easy Gingerbread Cupcakes


Easy Gingerbread Cupcakes are supermoist, and so flavorful, covered in a wonderfully spiced cream cheese icing! Perfect for every holiday celebration!


  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ½ tbsp allspice
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup butter, softened (or 1 stick)
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • ½ cup milk
  • Festive colored sprinkles
  • 2 cups powdered
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened or 1/2 brick
  • ½ cup butter, softened or 1 stick
  • 2 tablespoons molasses


  1. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer beat butter and brown sugar.
  3. Add in egg, molasses, and milk and beat again to fully combine.
  4. Now add in half your dry ingredient mixture Beat together and add in the rest. Beat again until fluffy and smooth.
  5. Spoon or pipe into a lined muffin tin.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let fully cool before frosting.
  7. To make Icing, beat all ingredients together on high speed until smooth and fluffy. Be careful to add the powdered sugar slowly so it doesn't go everywhere.
  8. Pipe icing onto cooled cupcakes, and top with sprinkles.