Easy Baby Ruth Cupcakes

February 21, 2013 by Jenny Melrose
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Every year my dad tells us that all he wants for his birthday are some Baby Ruth candy bars so I thought this year I’d kick it up a notch and make some super, easy Baby Ruth Cupcakes to celebrate his birthday.  These cupcakes were absolutely amazing with their Baby Ruth filling and Almond Buttercream frosting topped with caramel sauce and a Baby Ruth candy.

Baby Ruth Cupcakes

Baby Ruth Cupcakes

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  • Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust


    Oh my gosh Jenny. I’m swooning over these. My mouth is seriously watering!

    • Jenny Melrose


      You are too sweet Dorothy! You know that means a ton to me coming from you because every recipe you create does that to me. 🙂

  • Jenn


    I love Baby Ruths and I don’t see much of them in baking. Your cupcakes look amazing, especially that frosting.

  • Amber @ Dessert Now, Dinner Later!


    Oh my word, I am glad these are not in my kitchen right now b/c I would gobble them up! They look amazing! Would love for you to come share this & any other recipes over at Sweet & Savory Saturdays! http://dessertnowdinnerlater.blogspot.com/2013/02/sweet-savory-saturdays-1.html
    Hope to see you there!

    ~Amber @ Dessert Now, Dinner Later!

  • Vicky @ Mess For Less


    Those looks great! I bet they would work well with other bite sized candy as well.

  • angie


    these sound so yummy love the bit at the bottom
    come see what i shared at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

  • Meredith @ Wait Til Your Father Gets Home


    I did this with our leftover Halloween candy last year!! YUM!!

    • Jenny Melrose


      It has me thinking of all the possibilites out there. Hehe! I don’t think my pregnancy cravings for sugar are helping either.

  • Randi - Dukes and Duchesses


    Those look SO good, Jenny! Love the topping!

    • Jenny Melrose


      Thanks so much Randi! It killed me not to eat more than one at a time.

  • Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.


    These are making my mouth water! Pinning!

  • Jenn


    Oh my! Those look DELCIOUS!!!! My kids thank-you! 🙂

  • Cindy


    These look great! Where do you find the frosting though? Or do you make that? Thank you!

    • Jenny Melrose


      Cindy, The recipe for the Almond Buttercream Frosting is included in the list of ingredients and the steps to take to make the cupcakes. The icing is well worth the work of doing it yourself, rather than buying your own.

  • Lindsey


    Yum! Pinning. I love how the candy just falls to the bottom and is a surprise when you bite into it! 🙂

  • Melanie {Reasons To Skip The Housework}


    Oh my goodness…these look so yummy! Make sure you’ve gotten them linked up at my party that’s still up and running!

    Melanie Reasons To Skip The Housework

  • Donna @ The Slow Roasted Italian


    How fun Jenny! Love these cupcakes. Thank you for linking up at our Ladies Night Celebration . We hope you come back this week and share your favorite cocktails, appetizers and treats!!!

  • Paula-Riverton Housewives


    These cupcakes look amazing! We’d love for you to link them up at our party! http://www.housewivesofriverton.com/2013/02/riverton-housewives-round-up-54.html

  • Mary Beth @ Cupcakes and Crinoline


    Happy Monday, Jenny!

    I just wanted to let you know that these delicious (calling my name) cupcakes will be featured tonight at Project Inspire{d}.

    Have a wonderful week,

    Mary Beth

    • Jenny Melrose


      So excited! Thanks so much Mary Beth.

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