Gingerbread Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

gingerbreadcupcakeswithlemoncreamcheesefrosting

These are absolutely  delicious  gingerbread cupcakes.  They are everything gingerbread should be.  Nicely spiced, moist, and they melt in your mouth!  The frosting takes gingerbread to a whole new level.  Lemon Cream Cheese frosting. Seriously.   These are incredible and will put a nostalgic Christmas smile on your face with just one bite.  Merry Christmas, happy Holidays and happy baking!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 Cup - All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon - Dried Ground Ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon - Dried Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon - Dried Ground Cloves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon - Dried Ground Allspice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon - Salt
  • 1/4 Cup - Unsalted Butter, at Room Temperature
  • 1/2 Cup - Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup - Unsulfured Molasses
  • 1 - Egg, Large
  • 1 Teaspoon - Baking Soda
  • 8 Ounces - Cream Cheese, at Room Temperature
  • 1 1/2 Cups - Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup - Unsalted Butter, at Room Temperature
  • 1/2 Teaspoon - Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon - Freshly Grated Lemon Zest
  • 2 Teaspoon - Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Mini Gingerbread Men Cookies
  • Crystallized Ginger, Chopped
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