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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Marshmallow Fondant

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: vanilla cupcakes, cupcakes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Laureen King
These Vanilla Bean Cupcakes decorated with homemade marshmallow fondant are not only pretty, they are delicious.
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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • Vanilla Bean Frosting
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 4 cups icing sugar
  • 4-5 tbsp heavy cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tin (12) with paper baking cups.
  • With electric mixer cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  • Mix in eggs one at a time.
  • Scrap seeds from vanilla bean and mix in.
  • Blend in flour just until combined.
  • Spoon batter into the baking cups.
  • Bake approximately 18-20 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  • Frosting
  • With electric mixer, whip butter until fluffy.
  • Add the icing sugar, beat until well mixed.
  • Add cream and continue to mix until fluffy.
  • Frost cupcakes with generous amount.