Monday, October 19, 2015

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

These classic pumpkin cupcakes are moist, with warm spices and a creamy cream cheese frosting. So good and so easy to make. A easy recipe with all your basic ingredients that are great to have on your counter for the house, school and halloween parties, great for a sweet treat for watching football games, I mean who doesn't love pumpkin..I found this simple recipe made it and delicious I recommend and wanted to share this recipe for all you pumpkin lovers out there..

Ingredients For The Pumpkin Cupcakes:

3/4 C. vegetable or canola oil
4 eggs
2 Cups sugar
1-15 oz. can pure pumpkin
1 tsp. vanilla
2 Cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Ingredients For The Cream Cheese Frosting:

8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 C. butter, softened
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3-4 C. powdered sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place liners in cupcake tin and set aside.
2. In a large mixing bowl combine oil, eggs, sugar, pumpkin and vanilla and whisk until smooth.
3. In another separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to wet ingredients and whisk and stir just until combined. 
4. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 15-23 minutes or until an toothpick comes out clean. Let cupcakes cool completely. 

6. Cream Cheese Frosting: In a large bowl beat cream cheese and butter until smooth and fluffy about 2-3 minutes. Add vanilla extract and slowly add powdered sugar until your reach your desired consistency. I usually use the 4 cups of powdered sugar

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