Saturday, October 26, 2013

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

This is another great recipe to use your Granny Smith apples. After I made these a few weeks ago, it quickly was at our favorite list of cupcakes. With the cinnamon in the cake mix, along with the tart apples and delicious caramel buttercream frosting. The flavor is just a perfect match..These will nt disappoint you..They will soon become a favorite, I promise!!!


Apple Cake:
1 box white cake mix
2 tsp. cinnamon 
3 eggs
¼ C. butter, melted and cooled
¼ C applesauce
1 C. milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 ½ C. peeled and chopped Granny Smith apple
Caramel Buttercream:
1 C. butter, softened
2 Tbsp. caramel sauce in a jar ( for ice cream topping)
1 tsp vanilla extract
3-4 C. powdered sugar
Caramel sauce for topping

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with cupcake liners.
2. Sift cake mix and cinnamon in to a small bowl and set aside.
3. In a large bowl, combine eggs, butter, applesauce, milk and vanilla extract together.
4. Stir in cake mix until smooth.
5. Stir in chopped apples.
6. Fill cupcake liners almost full and bake for 17-22 minutes of until an inserted knife comes out clean.
7. Buttercream: Beat butter for 1 minute. Add caramel and vanilla extract and continue to beat. Slowly add powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency.

8. Pipe buttercream onto cooled cupcakes and top with melted caramel.

recipe from: yourcupofcake

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