Spiced Cupcakes

  • Yield 2 1/2 dozen

These taste as great as they smell.


1 cup oil
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 -- eggs
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups flour
1 -- soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves, ground
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup raisins (optional)
1 cup nuts (optional)


  1. Mix ingredients in order given.  Add raisins and/or nuts.  Bake in cupcake paper cups in muffin tins at 400F for 20 minutes. 

Note:  For coffees, bake in tiny muffin tins.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc.’s River Road Recipes II (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1976).