Moscato Cupcakes Recipe

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Natalie Silva Modified: March 23, 2022
Moscato Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Moscato Cupcakes

Bake a wine-infused dessert with these Moscato cupcakes. This 30-minute treat is made with with soft vanilla cake and topped with a simple sugar frosting.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1boxwhite cake mix
  • cupsMoscato,divided
  • 1cupunsalted butter,(2 sticks), softened
  • 4cupspowdered sugar,divided
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • pinchkosher salt
  • pink food coloring
  • white nonpareils,for decoration


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line one muffin tin with 12 cupcake liners.

  2. In a large bowl, mix the cake mix with 1½ cups Moscato.

  3. Bake according to package directions and let cool completely before frosting.

  4. In a large bowl, combine butter, 2 cups powdered sugar, vanilla, salt, and the remaining ¼ cup Moscato. Using a hand mixer, beat until smooth.

  5. Add the remaining 2 cups powdered sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Separate frosting into 2 bowls and color one with 3 drops of pink food coloring.

  6. Spoon frosting, side by side, one color at a time, into a piping bag fitted with a star tip.

  7. Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes and garnish with nonpareils.

  8. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 478.26kcal
  • Fat: 20.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.81g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.37g
  • Carbohydrates: 74.02g
  • Fiber: 0.39g
  • Sugar: 62.98g
  • Protein: 2.13g
  • Cholesterol: 40.67mg
  • Sodium: 292.86mg
  • Calcium: 88.82mg
  • Potassium: 56.95mg
  • Iron: 0.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 129.39µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.13mg
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