Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Monday, 27th September 2010

Have you noticed a theme to my last couple of posts, Chocolate Stout Cake, Baileys® Pots de Crème, and now these amazing Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes?  They all have a special ingredient, no 2 special ingredients, alcohol and chocolate! I’ve gone from Chocolate Beer to creamy liqueur and now to one of the world’s most popular liquors, vodka (my favourite) combined with chocolate and caramel in this delicious cooler.

A photo of 3 Caramilk Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Frosting, placed in a row on a white rectangular plate.

When I was out shopping for Stout Beer I noticed the Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Coolers and I knew they would be amazing in something, but what?

With my niece’s (Natalie) engagement party coming up I started thinking about all the events leading up to the wedding.  Immediately my thoughts turned to the Stag and DoeBoozy cupcakes would be the perfect treat!

A photo of 3 Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Icing.

I remembered an article I read a while back about the Magnolia Bakery.  It’s located in New York City (definitely planning to stop in on my next visit!) and they are famous for their delicious cupcakes.  The cupcakes are so popular that they limit the amount you can purchase at any one time to 12 and often times there is a huge line up to get into the bakery.

I was lucky enough to run across the Magnolia Bakery’s recipe for Chocolate Cupcakes online. Very happy I did because these cupcakes are super moist and rich in chocolate flavour.

A up close photo of a Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Icing placed on a white dish with a dessert fork.

I was ready to throw the Caramel Buttercream Icing out the window more than a few times.  It was very soft (I think I will add a tablespoon of shortening next time to make it a little more stable.) and hard to work with (you can see from the photos that the icing is leaning over).  I’m glad I persevered, in the end the taste was well worth it!

A photo of 3 Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Icing.

Vodka, creamy caramel and chocolate are an amazing combination, but, WOW, these are absolutely sinful and truly decadent!

A photo of 2 Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Frosting, each on a dessert plate.

A photo of 3 Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Icing.

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Comments (15)

15 Responses to “Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Icing”

  1. Tara Says:

    Yum!! I have never seen Caramilk cream vodka coolers…though I don’t frequently go into the liquor store. It sounds like something I would drink far too much of because it tastes so good.

  2. Lauren at KeepItSweet Says:

    interesting recipe! they sound and look so delicious

  3. Maria Says:

    Fun cupcakes!

  4. Giovanna Says:

    Ciaooo! come mai un titolo in italiano? comunque hai un blog bellissimo, davver interessante e ben fatto! spero passerai a trovarmi anch’io ho un blog d cucina con le mie amiche! ciaooo un bacione dall’italia

  5. Grace Says:

    Giovanna I am Italian but raised here in Canada for most of my life. I can understand the language, a little more difficult when trying to read but I think I got the gist of your comment. I look forward to stopping in and visiting your blog. What a great idea to team up with a couple of friends.

    A kiss right back to you from Canada!

  6. Cajun Chef Ryan Says:

    This looks like a cup cake heaven. Love the caramel buttercream frosting, and the presentations are perfect.

    Bon appetit!

  7. Grace Says:

    Thank you Chef!

  8. Marly Says:

    What a wonderful post. I love these cupcakes. They look delicious!

  9. Matt @ Starting to Cook Says:

    These are AMAZING looking! I can’t wait to try them!

  10. Cookin' Canuck Says:

    What an original recipe! These cupcakes are so pretty.

  11. Joy Says:

    That looks beautiful. I am inlove with the caramel butter cream recipe.

  12. Grace Massa Langlois Says:

    It’s really good over ice cream too Joy.

  13. Brown Sugar Says:

    I just happen to have a couple of those coolers in my fridge. I know what I’ll be doing this long weekend. :o)

  14. Grace Massa Langlois Says:

    I loved these, they were a huge hit here on my end, hope you enjoy.

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