Gingerbread Icebox Cupcakes could not be easier or more delicious! A simple No-Bake dessert topped with Salted Caramel Sugar and sprinkled with Cinnamon.
I know it’s the holiday season, which I adore, but I think I might have a little PTSD from the election. Is that a thing? I don’t know, but I do know I’ve been obsessing over all the news and reading far too much of it. Time to take a step back and focus on things like cupcake successes for a little while. You know?
Icebox Cupcakes are so fun to make! Honestly, that’s not something I usually say when it comes to cupcakes. I normally do consent to make cupcakes for my kids’ birthdays, and I’ve even had a few cupcake successes. However, most of the time, cupcakes stress me out. I’m baking at high altitudes and it takes some real effort on my part to make cupcakes turn out just right.
The solution to my cupcake woes was inspired by the classic icebox cakes my grandmother used to make. Her cakes were as simple as layering pudding and her favorite vanilla wafers, but I still think of them fondly.
These days, the icebox cakes have upped the ante. They’re still not much more difficult than the wafer and pudding version, but the flavor game has improved by leaps and bounds. This Peanut Butter Cup Eclair Cake is the perfect example of an icebox cake that really means business. I couldn’t say no to a slice (or two) even if I tried….