Blueberry cupcakes with maple frosting recipe

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These cupcakes are so irresistible. It’s like having ready made blueberry pancakes made with delicious maple syrup, whenever you need it!

  • Yield: 12 cupcakes
  • Cooking Time: 30 Minutes


  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ cup of butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1¼ cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ stick of unsalted butter, softened
  • 1½ cups of powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • ¼ stick of butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
How to Make It
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line muffin pans with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together dry ingredients.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together your wet ingredients.
  4. Fold the dry ingredients into your wet ingredients and mix until well combined. Once well combined fold in blueberries.
  5. Spoon your batter into the muffin cups.
  6. Bake the cupcakes for 20 - 25 minutes until a wooden toothpick put into the center comes out clean.
  7. Let the cupcakes cool in the muffin tin for a couple of minutes and then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. For the frosting, beat the sugar and butter together until smooth and whisk in remaining ingredients. Let sit in refrigerator until ready to be used.
  9. Frost cooled cupcakes.

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