Taco Cupcakes

Is it a taco? Is it a cupcake? It’s both! A sweet cornbread “cake” gets stuffed with favorite taco fixings and flavored with authentic Taco Seasoning Mix. Kids and Cinco de Mayo party guests alike won’t be able to keep their hands off of these savory, fun, taco-inspired cupcakes.

Serves: 24
Serving Size: 1 cupcake
15 mins Prep time 30 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
30 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Set aside.

  • Brown ground beef in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat. Stir in Seasoning Mix and water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Prepare corn muffin mix as directed on package. Spoon scant 2 tablespoons batter into each muffin cup. Place heaping 1 tablespoon taco meat, 1 tablespoon salsa and 1 tablespoon cheese in center of each cupcake. Top each cupcake evenly with remaining batter.

  • Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until toothpick inserted into cupcake comes out clean and cupcakes are golden brown. Cool cupcakes slightly. Frost tops with sour cream. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 281Calories: 281Cholesterol: 63mg
  • Sodium: 656mgProtein: 9g
  • Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 1gCarbohydrate: 32g