BBQ Cupcakes with Grilled Hot Dogs

These adorable BBQ Cupcakes with Grilled Hot Dogs really are the perfect cupcakes for memorial day, father’s day, 4th of July, labour day and just about any other summer celebration you can think of!BBQ Cupcakes with Grilled Hot Dogs.


Cupcakes Ingredients:
1 ¾ cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup cocoa
1 ½ tsp baking soda
1 ½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
½ cup vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water

Frosting Ingredients:
1 C unsalted butter, softened
¾ C cocoa powder
3 C powder sugar
¾ C heavy whipping cream
Red & orange sprinkles
Hot Tamale candy

Royal Icing Ingredients:
4 egg whites
4 C powder sugar, sifted
1 tsp lemon extract
Black gel food colouring


Cupcake Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line cupcake pan with paper liners.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa.
  4. Cream butter with sugar until light and creamy.
  5. Add one egg at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Alternate the addition of the dry ingredients and milk with the creamed mixture.
  7. Visit BBQ Cupcakes with Grilled Hot Dogs @ for full instructions.

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