Amaretto Almond Cookie Cupcakes

Amaretto Almond Cookie Cupcakes

By: Kisha - Upper Marlboro, MD - 2016 Recipe Contest

"Amaretto is one of my favorite flavors. Its great in cupcakes."

This is a user-submitted recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Cafe.


Featured ingredient: Amaretto Coffee 10 oz. Bag Ground

  • 1 Box Cake Mix
  • 1/2 Cup Door County Coffee Amaretto Coffee, brewed
  • 3/4 ButterMilk
  • 1/2 Cup Oil
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Box Chocolate pudding
  • 1 lb Powdered sugar
  • 1 block shortening
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1/3 Cup Cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp Amaretto Coffee
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Chocolate Chip almond cookies


  1. Brew the Amaretto Coffee. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl mix cake mix, coffee, buttermilk, and oil. Mix well.
  3. Add eggs, sugar, pudding. Mix. Prepare cupcake pan with liners. Bake on 350'F for 15-18mins. Cool.
  4. In a mixer or mixing bowl, beat shortening and butter. Add sugar a little at a time incorporating it. Add cocoa and mix. Add coffee and vanilla for buttercream.
  5. Add buttercream on top of cupcakes and place a cookie on top.