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Popcorn Cupcakes Recipe You Need To Make

Lots of people around the world enjoy popcorn during a movie, but it’s actually a good flavor for baking. So grab some popcorn kernels and get into the kitchen!

Here are the ingredients that you will need for the actual cupcakes:
1 bag plain popped microwave popcorn OR store bought popcorn 3 oz)

6 Tablespoons butter, melted

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/3 cup oil

1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoon vinegar

3/4 cup flour

1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

Source: foodcollective.blog

In addition to the cupcakes, here are some additional frosting choices based on whatever you have in your pantry.

Strawberry Frosting

Ingredients

¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter, softened

1 ½ cups powdered sugar

¾ cup fresh strawberries, 5 to 6 berries depending on size

¼ teaspoon salt

Dark Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients

¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter, softened

2 ¼ cups powdered sugar

⅓ cup cocoa powder

3 tablespoons milk

¾ teaspoon vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon salt

Source: beatlesandbearbakes.blogspot.com

Directions for the Cupcakes:

Heat oven to 350F. Line cupcake tins.

Grind popcorn down in a blender until pulverized. I’m talking flour like state. Popcorn “flour”. Measure 2 1/2 cups. Set aside.

Whisk butter and sugar. Add eggs and whisk to combine. Add oil and whisk to combine. Add milk and vinegar and whisk to combine. Add 2 1/2 cups popcorn “flour”, flour, baking powder and salt. Whisk to combine.

Divide batter evenly across 12 cupcake liners and bake 25-30 minutes until they rise and puff and bounce back to the touch. Cool completely before frosting!

Directions for Frosting:

STRAWBERRY FROSTING

Prep!

Cut off the tops of the strawberries with a butter knife, and then slice them up.

Mix!

Starting on a low speed use a hand mixer or a stand mixer with a paddle attachment to combine your butter and powdered sugar, 1 minute. Increase to a medium speed and whip until super smooth, about 3 minutes. Use your spatula to scrape the sides of your bowl well.

Add and fluff! Add strawberries and salt. Mix until combined and fluffy, about 1 minute.

CHOCOLATE FROSTING

Mix!

Starting on a low speed use a hand mixer or a stand mixer with a paddle attachment to combine your butter, powdered sugar, and cocoa powder, 1 minute. Increase to a medium speed and whip until super smooth, about 3 minutes. Use your spatula to scrape the sides of your bowl well.

Add and fluff! Add milk, vanilla and salt. Mix until combined and fluffy, about 1 minute.