Pumpkin Cupcakes

Make sure to check out the video below!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 25-30 minutes

Materials:

  • 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)

Process:

  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!

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: