Pumpkin Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting
How cute are these?!
For Cupcakes without frosting
Prep Time: about 5 minutes(30 minutes or so for cool down also)
Cook Time: 20-24 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean
Servings: 24 regular size cupcakes
Cupcake recipe is from Betty Crocker and slightly altered
Frosting is from Gina's Skinny Recipes slightly altered
- 1 box Betty Crocker super moist yellow cake mix(I used the generic kind, sorry Betty!:))
- 1 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 4 eggs
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl add the box of cake mix and pumpkin puree.
Add the water, oil, and eggs.
Add the pumpkin pie spice, and mix well.
Line cupcake pan with paper cups, or spray with cooking spray. Spoon batter into cups, and fill 2/3 way full.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting. They take about 30 minutes to cool.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep Time: about 5 minutes
Servings: 24(If thinly frosted)
- 1 8oz package cream cheese(1/3 less fat)
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree(not pumpkin pie filling)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
In a medium mixing bowl combine all ingredients. :)
Now dip a spoon in and taste it to do more quality control! :) It's delicious!
Frost cupcakes as desired, and enjoy!!!
Top with sprinkles if you would like!
Question of the Day:
Do you enjoy A LOT of frosting or just A LITTLE, and what is your favorite frosting??
I LOVE cream cheese frosting, but would love to make others to try them! Anyone have great frosting recipes???