Pumpkin Cupcakes

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Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 25-30 minutes


  • 1 vanilla box cake mix (including ingredients for mix)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. pumkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tbs. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cream cheese block (room temperature)
  • 4 tbs. unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2-3 tbs. milk (amount may vary)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pan with liners (makes about 24 cupcakes).
  2. Prepare box cake mix according to box instructions. Pour about 2 tbs. of the batter into cupcake liners. Set aside.
  3. In a medium sized mixing bowl add in pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and salt. Mix well and scoop 2 tbs. into the liners over the batter. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a cupcake inserted into the middle comes out clean. Set aside to cool completely.
  4. In a medium sized mixing bowl combine powdered sugar, 1/2 cream cheese, unsalted butter, and cocoa powder. Mix using a hand held electric mixture. If the mixture is too thick thin it out with a coupe tbs. of milk. Mix well.
  5. Spread the chocolate mixture over the cupcakes and ENJOY!



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