Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes Recipe

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Linnea Lampo Modified: March 25, 2022
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes

Everyone’s favorite cinnamon toast crunch cereal is packed into soft and moist cupcakes, topped with a spiced frosting, in this easy cupcakes recipe!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



For Cupcakes:

  • 1boxvanilla cake mix,plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • ¼cupcinnamon sugar
  • 1cupCinnamon Toast Crunch cereal

For Frosting:

  • 1cupbutter,(2 sticks), softened
  • 3cupspowdered sugar
  • pinchkosher salt
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • 3tbspheavy cream
  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal,for garnish, optional



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.

  2. Prepare cake batter according to package instructions. Add cinnamon and whisk until combined.

  3. Fill liners about one-third full with batter. Sprinkle on cinnamon sugar and top with a few pieces of cereal. Add more batter to cover the cereal.

  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes then let cool completely.


  1. In a large bowl, combine butter, powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, and cinnamon. Beat with a hand mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually add heavy cream, one tablespoon at a time, until creamy.

  2. Frost the cooled cupcakes with an offset spatula. Top each cupcake with more Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal.

  3. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 236.89kcal
  • Fat: 9.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.61g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.52g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.96g
  • Fiber: 0.49g
  • Sugar: 17.36g
  • Protein: 1.25g
  • Cholesterol: 22.90mg
  • Sodium: 143.83mg
  • Calcium: 46.80mg
  • Potassium: 22.63mg
  • Iron: 0.66mg
  • Vitamin A: 89.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.35mg
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