Ingredients

FOR THE CUPCAKES:
½ cup unsalted butter , at room temperature (1 stick)
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 large egg yolk
½ cup rosé wine
½ teaspoon almond extract
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
FOR THE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
1 cup rosé wine
1 cup raspberries , fresh or frozen
4 cups powdered sugar , sifted
1 cup unsalted butter , at room temperature (2 sticks)
Pinch salt
Additional raspberries , for garnish

Instructions

1.First, prepare cupcakes. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter muffin pan or line with paper liners.
2.In bowl of stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, or in bowl with hand-held mixer, beat butter and sugar together on medium high speed until light and creamy, about 3 minutes.
3.In separate bowl, combine eggs, egg yolk, rosé wine and almond extract. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients to mixer in 3 additions, alternating with egg mixture, stirring to combine after each addition. Beat briefly until smooth.
4.Scoop batter into the prepared muffin pan, filling each cup only ⅔ full. Bake until cupcakes just begin to turn golden and spring back when gently pressed, about 15-18 minutes. Let cool completely.
5.To make buttercream, combine raspberries and rosé wine in small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to boil and simmer until reduced and thickened to about ¼ cup, about 30 minutes. Pass through mesh strainer to remove raspberry seeds and let cool completely.
6.In bowl of stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, or in bowl with hand-held mixer, mix butter, sifted powdered sugar, salt and reduced raspberry rosé mixture until combined. Increase speed to medium high and beat until smooth and creamy, about 2-3 minutes. Frost cupcakes as desired.

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