Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese |

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Easy pumpkin cupcakes with cinnamon cream cheese frosting, made from scratch.


For the Pumpkin Cupcakes:

For the Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting:


Make the Pumpkin Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin pans with cupcake liners.
  2. In large bowl combine dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
  3. In bowl of stand mixer, beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until creamy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add dry ingredients and milk, alternating until well combined. Scrape down sides of bowl as necessary.
  6. Mix in pumpkin puree.
  7. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full with batter.
  8. Bake for 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Let cupcakes cool in pans for 5 minutes, then remove to wire racks to finish cooling.
  10. Once cupcakes are completely cool frost with Cinnamon Cream Cheese icing.

Make the Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. In bowl of stand mixer, beat butter and cream cheese on medium speed until well combined.
  2. Gradually add in confectioners’ sugar one cup at a time, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.
  3. Add vanilla and cinnamon and mix until combined.
  4. Place icing in piping bag fitted with a large round tip and frost cupcakes.


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