Thanksgiving Cupcake Recipe from YouTuber Kawaii Sweet World

kswthanksgivingsquareThanksgiving is just days away! To get the celebration started early, we teamed up with the fabulous Rachel of Kawaii Sweet World for an adorable after dinner dessert! Something about fall just makes us want to bake and eat! Watch Rachel’s video below to make these Thanksgiving cupcakes and scroll a little bit farther for the full recipe!

Vanilla Cupcake Recipe


1/2 cup (or 1 stick) butter, room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 eggs, room temperature

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups flour

1 3/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup milk


1. Preheat oven to 350F

2. Cream together butter and sugar. Mix in eggs one at a time, then add in vanilla extract and stir to combine.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder. Add half the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and combine. Mix in the milk, and finish with remaining half of dry ingredients.

4. Divide batter evenly between 12 cupcake liners. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.IMG_9677Buttercream Recipe


1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

3 cups powdered sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

2-3 T milk

½ tsp red, orange, and yellow gel food coloring (more if liquid food coloring)


1. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in vanilla extract, and add enough milk to reach desired consistency.

2. Divide frosting between three bowls and color with red, orange, and yellow food coloring.IMG_9665Aren’t they ADORABLE?! We cannot wait to gobble them up for Thanksgiving 🙂IMG_9679Be sure to show us your Thanksgiving cupcakes by tagging us on Instagram @pbteen and #mypbteendiy! 

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