sweet potato cupcake w/ marshmallow buttercream

sweet potato cupcake and i shut my mouth?! (adapted from the joy of baking)

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground ginger

1/4 tsp ground cloves

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

3/4 cup canned sweet potato puree

preheat oven to 350 degrees. line muffin tin with liners.

in a medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices and salt.

in mixer beat butter and sugar together until fluffy. add eggs one at a time, then beat in vanilla extract. alternately add in flour mix and sweet puree, starting and ending with flour mix.

fill muffin cups 3/4 full and bake for 18-20 minutes.

filling

marshmallow fluff

using a cupcake corer, remove the center of the cupcake and place tbsp of fluff in center. replace center of cupcake on top of fluff.

marshmallow buttercream

1/2 cup butter softened

1 jar marshmallow fluff

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 tsp vanilla

3 tbsp milk

blend butter and marshmallow together until fluffy. add in remaining ingredients and beat on low until mixed. continue beating for 3-5 minutes until fluffy.sweet potater cupcakes

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