Recipe: Pregame Your New Year’s Eve With Champagne Cupcakes

Alain Saint-Dic
Alain Saint-Dic, Health and Fitness Editor at 20something, brings over nine years of experience in the health and fitness industry. Though he studied pre-law, his love for the human body, it's adaptive ability and unlocking the largely untapped potential of human beings led him to pursue a passionate career in health, fitness, and athletics.

The last day of the year is finally here. It’s your last opportunity to binge on delicious desserts for 2015 without feeling guilty. Now, if you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party or pregame, you could go with something millennial chic, like cut up Entenmann’s Crumb Cake, served on toothpicks off of a silver platter. Or you could fill make your own alcoholic dessert that almost everyone loves — some of that classy bubblies, the drink of the night — Champagne.


Here’s the perfect Champagne-filled cupcake recipe to try out last minute, thanks to The Back Label.

If you pull these sweet treats off the right way, @champagnepapi aka Drake may take a break from putting strippers through college, to get a taste of your delicious Champagne-filled Cupcakes!

Champagne Filled Cupcakes




  • 1 1/4 sticks (10 tbsp) butter
  • 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 3⁄4 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sparkling wine or Champagne
  • 1 jar buttercream icing


  • Preheat oven to 350℉. Place baking cup liners in 2 muffin tins (20 liners).
  • Mix together butter and sugar in a large bowl until fluffy, then add in eggs one at a time.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl. Then, gradually add in to larger bowl.
  • Stir in 3/4 cup sparkling wine, slowly, until well combined.
  • Pour batter into baking cup liners until about 2/3 full.
  • Bake about 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  • Mix buttercream frosting with 1/4 cup sparkling wine.
  • Frost cupcakes and serve.
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