Bananas Foster Cupcakes



    5 lb (full box) Krusteaz Professional® Yellow Cake Mix 744-6110

    2 lb (3 1/2 cups) mashed bananas

    20 fl oz (2 1/2 cups) water, divided

    8 oz (4) eggs

    1/2 tsp cinnamon


    5 lb (full box) Krusteaz Professional® Vanilla Creme Icing Mix 732-0800

    14 oz (2 cups) light brown sugar

    8 oz (1 cup) butter, softened

    8 fl oz (1 cup) hot water

    4 tsp rum extract



6 1/2 dozen cupcakes


    1. For cupcakes, place 8 fl oz (1 cup) water, Krusteaz Professional Yellow Cake Mix and bananas in mixer bowl. Using a paddle, mix on medium speed 1 minute.

    2. Change to low speed and mix 1 minute while gradually adding balance of water. Scrape bowl and paddle.

    3. Add eggs and cinnamon; continue to mix on low speed 2 minutes.

    4. Using a #20 scoop, scale batter into paper-lined muffin pans.

    5. For convection oven, bake at 300°F 15-20 minutes; for standard oven, bake at 350°F 18-23 minutes. Cool completely.

    6. For icing, place Krusteaz Professional Vanilla Creme Icing Mix, brown sugar, butter, hot water and rum extract in separate mixer bowl.

    7. Using a paddle, mix on low speed 1 minute. Scrape bowl and paddle.

    8. Change to medium speed and mix 5 minutes or until creamy.

    9. Ice cooled cupcakes. Garnish with pecans, if desired.