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Blueberry Cupcakes with Maple Brown Butter Frosting

Ming Makes Cupcakes


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 stick butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup blueberries


  • 1 stick butter
  • 3 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 T maple syrup


  1. Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, mix butter and egg lightly. Add buttermilk and milk. Add milk mixture to flour and mix until just blended. Toss blueberries in a tablespoon of flour and fold into batter. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.


  1. In a saucepan, melt butter at medium temperature until golden brown. In a bowl, add butter to sugar, then add milk and syrup. Beat until smooth.Top with a fresh blueberry immediately after frosting.

Recipe Notes

- I doubled this and it made about 30 small cupcakes.
-One recipe of icing was enough for a double batch.