Maple French Toast & Bacon Cupcakes

I love making & experimenting with cupcakes. I know it might sound weird but I love looking at cupcakes too. You eat with your eyes first so I think it’s important for them to look at pretty as possible. I have a homemade white cake mix I use when I’ve got time but a premise package of cake mix is better for the busy schedules of most.

What you’ll need:
1 box white cake mix
1 can cream cheese frosting
Oil
3 Eggs
Water
Cinnamon
Nutmeg
Maple syrup
Bacon

1. Preheat oven at 350*
2. Mix cake mix, oil, eggs, & water together.
3. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, & maple syrup to taste. I say to taste because you might like it lighter but I like it heavy.
4. Bake & remove from cupcake tin.
5. Let cool completely
6. Cook your bacon & set aside

For Frosting
1. Stir open can of cream cheese frosting
2. Add cinnamon & nutmeg to taste
3. Use a piping bag & tip to apply your frosting to your cupcake
4. Crunch & sprinkle your bacon on-top of your cupcake
5. Drizzle maple syrup over your cupcake {{ I use a small spoon }}

This is your scrumptious outcome

These are my favorite cupcakes to make for myself and for others. They’ve quickly become my boyfriends favorite too. Each time I make them he eats at least 5 in a 12 hour time span. If you try them please let me know how you like them.

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29 Responses to Maple French Toast & Bacon Cupcakes

  1. Savanna says:

    Ummm yum! I put bacon in my pancakes so this is awesome!
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    • Leslie says:

      Girl! You & the family will love them. My brother even likes them and he’s not a sweet eating kinda guy. He took home 6 yesterday! If you try them let me know how you guys liked them.

  2. These look absolutely delicious! Must try this recipe!

    Happy Friday 🙂

    • Leslie says:

      If you do try it you’ll fall in love with them too. It’s great because you can adjust the ingredients to your liking. If you try them let me know how you like them. Thanks for stopping by! TGIF!

  3. Oh my YUM! Can I just say that I am drooling over this! Definitely too early in the AM for me to be tempted by sweets.
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    • Leslie says:

      Haha. I’m sorry! I didn’t mean to temp ya so early. Those darn cravings, mine last all day. These cupcakes are amazing. They’re my favorite! Thanks for stopping by!

  4. Jen says:

    Oh my YUM! That sounds amazing!! I am going to have to go to the store and make some this weekend.
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    • Leslie says:

      Girl, my brother ate like 3. He’s not big on sweets but he tore them down! Haha. If you try them let me know how you liked them. Thanks for stopping in!

  5. Tracey says:

    I need to make these for my boys! Cupcakes, french toast & bacon in one food!! I will be a superhero in their eyes!!
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    • Leslie says:

      Haha! Yes! It’s like a 1 stop shop! If you try them let me know how the boys liked them. Thanks for stopping by! I hope you guys have a great night!

  6. Akaleistar says:

    Those sound amazing!
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  7. Kristin says:

    Oh my gosh, these sound phenomenal! The Beard loves anything with bacon and maple….and man, adding those to cupcakes?! I might have to give these a shot!!
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    • Leslie says:

      Haha, I love that you called him “The Beard”. You guys will definitely not be disappointed. My brother wants me to make a huge cake to bring for him to work this week. If you try them let me know whatcha think.

  8. Yum!! I just bought some bacon today….looks like a great recipe!
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    • Leslie says:

      Your tummy will thank you! I know it sounds like an unlikely combination but oh man! They’re by far my favorite. I’m making some tonight for the boyfriends brother’s bday party this evening.

  9. So yummy looking. Love maple + bacon together. #SITSblogging
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  10. Aras Androck says:

    Wow. They look yummy. I must follow your recipe.
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  13. Mary says:

    I’d eat these! Lol
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  14. Denise says:

    These look so tempting! The specks on the frosting, is it just the nutmeg and cinnamon? From the picture, I thought for sure it would have vanilla bean! Either way, this looks really good! 🙂
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    • Leslie says:

      The little specks are nut meg & cinnamon, oh it’s so good! These are my favorite cupcakes to make. If you decide to try them let me know what ya think.

  15. Oh my yum! This sounds amazing! I’m going to have to save this one for sure!

  16. Cassie says:

    These sound phenomenal. Never tried anything like this with bacon. Maybe I’ll try it someday!
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  17. Brittany says:

    Yum! These sound really good.

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  18. ashley says:

    This sounds AMAZING! <3

    I love French Toast & BACON! <3

  19. Hannah says:

    Oh my god, my mouth is literally watering right now looking at these. They look AMAZING and I’m pinning this right now to make later 🙂

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