Indulge in the irresistible combination of cinnamon and sugar with these delicious Snickerdoodle Cupcakes. Perfect for any sweet craving, these cupcakes are a delightful twist on the classic snickerdoodle cookie. The fluffy cake topped with a cinnamon sugar frosting will have everyone coming back for more!

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 18 minutes | Total Time: 38 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • For the cinnamon sugar topping:
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk, until just combined.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners.
  7. In a small bowl, mix together the sugar and cinnamon for the topping.
  8. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture over the cupcakes.
  9. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  10. Let the cupcakes cool before frosting.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 240 || Carbohydrates: 32g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 11g || Fiber: 1g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The perfect balance of cinnamon and sugar in every bite.
  2. The fluffy and moist texture of the cupcakes.
  3. The simple yet delicious cinnamon sugar topping.
  4. Great for parties, potlucks, or just a sweet treat at home.
  5. A fun twist on the classic snickerdoodle flavor.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter to prevent dense cupcakes.
  2. Make sure your butter is softened, but not melted, for the best texture.
  3. Do not overbake the cupcakes to keep them moist and fluffy.
  4. Ensure the cupcakes are completely cooled before frosting to avoid melting the frosting.
  5. Be cautious with the cinnamon sugar topping, as too much can overpower the flavor.

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