How to make Pumpkin Cupcakes

To make Pumpkin’s not just for pies. Mix up these cupcakes with canned pumpkin and lots of spice, and top them with your favorite cream cheese frosting for a sweet snack.

Ingredients of Pumpkin Cupcakes  :

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ahalf teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ahalf cup canned pure pumpkin puree
  • ahalf cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • Kosher salt
  • ahalf teaspoon baking soda
  • ahalf teaspoon baking powder
  • ahalf teaspoon nutmeg
  • ahalf teaspoon allspice
  • ahalf teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Maple Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • Chopped toasted pecans, for topping
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese
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easy Pumpkin Cupcakes , make Pumpkin Cupcakes

How to make Pumpkin Cupcakes :

  1. For the pumpkin cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 1 (12-cup) muffin pan with paper cupcake liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, add the butter and the sugar. Beat with a hand-held mixer until light and fluffy, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the pumpkin puree and the vanilla extract. Slowly beat in the eggs, one at a time. Incorporate the dry mixture into the wet mixtures together until thoroughly combined.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop, fill each cupcake liner 3/4 of the way full. Bake until the tops turn golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center of the cupcake comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Remove the cupcakes from the oven to a wire rack and cool completely before frosting
  5. For the cream cheese frosting: Add the cream cheese, butter, maple syrup, and salt to a large bowl and beat until creamy. Gradually add the powdered sugar until thoroughly combined.
  6. Top the cupcakes with the frosting and chopped pecans.
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