Brown Sugar Pound Cupcakes with Browned Butter Glaze

I can’t believe I haven’t posted this recipe yet: these are my favorite cupcakes!

Brown Sugar Pound Cupcakes with Browned Butter Glaze

After baking them in college from the legendary Martha Stewart Living February 2009 cupcakes issue, they have been my go-to easy but impressive cupcake recipe. As long as your oven isn’t too temperamental (because they’re such a dense cake, I have had them fall easily) these are a breeze. And the glaze is well known around this blog as my favorite quick frosting.

Brown Sugar Pound Cupcakes with Browned Butter Glaze

Be forewarned, though: These are sweet. SO sweet. So sweet they will put you into a sugar coma. I had one yesterday and promptly took an accidental 2-hour nap. But they have nuttiness and hints of caramel and molasses in them… Which makes them perfect for the fall, which will hopefully be here soon!

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