Recipes Piggylicious Cupcake The Smokehouse Booth Epcot Flower & Garden Festival ’15

Makes 24 cupcakes


For Cupcakes:

Favorite Yellow Cake Mix
Equal amount of bacon fat to replace oil in mix
12 slices of bacon, cooked crisp and chopped fine

For Maple Cream Cheese Icing:

8-ounce package cream cheese
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon real maple syrup, more to taste
2 cups confectioner's sugar
crushed pretzel twists, for garnish

Method of Preparation

For Cupcakes:

Follow directions for cake, replacing oil with bacon fat. Fold in bacon. Bake according to instructions.

For Maple Cream Cheese Icing:

1. Cream together cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy in a mixing bowl with paddle attachment. Mix in maple syrup.

2. Gradually add confectioner's sugar until combined.

3. Frost cupcakes and garnish with crushed pretzels.