Enjoy The Hempiest CBD Vanilla Buttercream Cupcakes Recipe!

cbd oil cupcakes recipe

Cupcakes are are great way to incorporate CBD hemp, not only because they taste good, but make transporting your dose of Cannabidiol fun too.  Whether you are going to use these as a way to comfort yourself, relax or treat friends and family, nothing beats the smell of freshly baked CBD cupcake goodies, with a gorgeous vanilla buttercream topping.

This recipe will make 12 cupcakes with 10mg of Cannabidiol in each, adjust dose to suite your needs.

Cupcake Ingredients:

  1. 48 drops / 2.4ml RUDERALEX® 500mg CBD oil
  2. 1 cup plain / all purpose flour 
  3. 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  4. 1/8 tsp salt
  5. 2 large eggs
  6. 3/4 cup caster / fine sugar
  7. 60g / 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  8. 1/2 cup full fat milk
  9. 2 tsp of high quality vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F (160°C fan) for 20 minutes before starting the recipe, you will need place the cupcake mixture in the middle rack.
  2. Place cupcake cases in a muffin tray for 12.

Cupcake Instructions:


  1. Whisk up the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. To make the milk-butter, heat the two in a pan for 2 minutes until foaming, do not bring to boil.
  3. Mix eggs and beat for 30 seconds on 6-speed.
  4. Add sugar and beat for another 30 seconds.
  5. Increase speed to 8 and beat the egg mixture for 6 minutes until the volume has tripled.
  6. When the eggs have been mixed, add the flour in small portions and briefly mix on low speed until all the flour has been used.
  7. Combine the hot milk, vanilla and RUDERALEX® cbd 500mg oil in a bowl.  Then add 3/4 cups of the egg batter, whisk until smooth and foamy.
  8. On a low speed mix the hot milk into the egg batter for about 15 seconds.
  9. Scrape down sides and give a final mix.


Fill each cupcake case to 2/3 and then bake for 22 minutes.  Insert a toothpick into the middle of the cupcakes and ensure it comes out clean.


Remove from oven and let cupcakes cool and then place on a cooling rack to prepare for toppings.

    Buttercream Ingredients:

    225g / 2 sticks unsalted softened butter
    500g / 1 lb sifted soft icing sugar / powdered sugar
    3 tsp of high quality vanilla extract
    2 - 4 tbsp milk
    OPTIONAL - 1.2ml CBD oil for higher dose

    Vanilla Buttercream Instructions:

    OPTIONAL STEP: If you want to bump up your CBD, in the next step, to the softened butter you can add extra CBD oil.  Add 24 drops / 1.2ml of RUDERALEX® 500mg CBD oil, which will give you an additional 5mg of Cannabidiol, taking the total to 15mg per cupcake.

    1. Whisk butter for 1 minute until nice and creamy and then gradually add the icing sugar mixing slowly. Once the mixture has been incorporated at low speed, mix on high speed for 3 minutes until you have a fluffy texture.

    2. To the mixture add the vanilla and milk, then mix for 30 seconds. Immediately transfer to piping bag to finish cupcakes.

    After piping the buttercream use multicoloured sprinkles for decoration and then enjoy your dose of CBD!