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Turmeric Cupcake Recipe w Cream Cheese Honey Frosting

Dessert Recipe Turmeric WillYUM Kitchen WillYUM Spice


Katherine is new to the WillYUM Spice Team and we adore her. She whipped up some Turmeric Cupcakes for us to enjoy in the office and they are irresistible! Check out this amazing recipe below using the WillYUM Spice Turmeric...

Turmeric Cupcakes with Honey and Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time: 30-45 mins

Cook time: 15-20 mins

Serves: About 12 cupcakes


Turmeric Cupcakes:

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon WillYUM Spice Turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  •  1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

Honey Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature 
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 1/4 cups powdered  sugar (another 1/4 cup can be added to reach desired consistency)



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake tin.
  2. In a large bowl, use a mixer to combine sugar, vegetable oil, and milk.
  3. In a separate large bowl, sift flower, turmeric, salt, and baking powder.
  4. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. Pour the batter into cupcake tins.
  6. Bake for  15-20 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean when put into the center of the largest cupcake
  7. Allow to cool before icing.

Honey Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Using a mixer, mix butter until light and fluffy
  2. Add powdered sugar, honey, and cream cheese until evenly combined
  3. Continue to mix until frosting attains desired fluffy consistency
  4. Scoop into piping bag and store in fridge (or freezer for prolonged storage).
  5. Pipe onto cupcakes once cool and store in fridge or cool, dry place.

Check out the recipe that inspired us!:

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