Spiced Cupcakes

  • Yield: 2 1/2 dozen


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