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Taco Cupcakes

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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.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 30m

    Cook Time

  • 281

    Calories

  • 8

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

24

(1 cupcake)

Servings

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 package McCormick® Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 boxes (8.5 ounces each) corn muffin mix
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • Chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • 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.

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