Cinnamon Caramel Churro Cupcakes

Having a birthday on Cinco de Mayo is pretty fantastic, especially if you are a high schooler in Spanish 4 porque hay una fiesta just for you! However, this does usually require that one bring their own specialized birthday treat. As the title of this post indicates, I made cinnamon caramel churro cupcakes! Here’s how:

Get some tortillas (white, whole wheat, whatever) and a cute mini cookie cutter…

…and stamp away!


Fry in 1/4-1/2″ or so of oil in a medium skillet.


And let them cool a bit before dumping them into a bowl of cinnamon sugar to coat.

You’re going to need cupcakes and a bit of thick caramel (dulce de leche!). I used the back of a chopstick to perforate my cupcakes and fill them, but I’m sure the back of a spoon handle/spoon would work equally well.


And when you’ve finished filling them, pipe a bit of cinnamon cream cheese frosting, place your churro star on top and you’re done!

Idea inspiration from The Curvy Carrot!

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6 responses

  1. These are wonderful looking! Great cupcake idea!

    May 16, 2011 at 1:34 pm

  2. These are absolutely adorable, love them! And the little cookies on top are super cute.

    May 16, 2011 at 2:14 pm

  3. Those look incredible!

    May 17, 2011 at 10:06 am

  4. Annie

    How did you make the cupcake part? They look really good 😀

    December 8, 2011 at 5:31 pm

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  6. Erica

    Wow these look so yummy and I love churros con cajeta!!!

    June 2, 2012 at 10:12 am

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