Are you sick of candy yet? How many of you spent all weekend gorging on the sweet stuff when Halloween wasn't until today? raises hand
Now that Santa's work is done, he's heading back to the North Pole to sip some peppermint schnapps and take his boots off by the fire. Maybe the reindeer will get some extra carrots and the elves will get a week at a spa. But before you know it, work starts up again. Gotta get that naughty and nice list going.
I don't think you can make an actual, normal cupcake with booze in it, so this is a perfect variation. With all the new cupcake and whipped cream flavored vodkas on the market now you can make all sorts of boozy faux baked goods. This is the kind of baking I can get behind.