PUMPKIN SPICE CUPCAKES WITH CINNAMON FROSTING

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Prep: 25 mins | Cook: 25 mins | Additional: 50 mins | Total: 1 hr. 40 mins | Servings: 24 | Yield: 24 cupcakes

These cupcakes are perfect for any time of the day! You need this in your life I’m telling you. Eat it with your favourite coffee and you’ve got yourself the best breakfast or snack! I hope this brings a big smile on your face today. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

½ teaspoon ground ginger

½ teaspoon ground cloves

½ teaspoon ground allspice

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ cup butter softened

1 cup white sugar

⅓ cup brown sugar

2 large eggs, room temperature

¾ cup milk

1 cup pumpkin puree

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, softened

¼ cup butter softened

3 cups confectioners’ sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions:

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 190 degrees C or 375 degrees F.

Step 2: Apply cooking spray or line 24 muffin cups.

Step 3: In a medium mixing bowl, add flour, nutmeg, ginger, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, allspice, baking powder, clove, baking soda, and salt. Sift and set aside.

Step 4: In a large mixing bowl, add brown and white sugar, and 1/2 cup of butter. Beat until the texture becomes light.

Step 5: Add the eggs one at a time and whisk every addition. Pour in the milk and pumpkin puree. Stir until well mixed. Transfer the mixture into the flour mixture and stir until well combined.

Step 6: Transfer the batter into the lined or greased muffin cups.

Step 7: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes or until the colour turns to gold and bounces back when pressed.

Step 8: Let it sit on the pans for 5 minutes.

Step 9: Let it sit on a wire and allow it to cool at room temperature.

Step 10: In a medium mixing bowl, add 1/4 cups of butter and cream cheese. Beat using an electric mixer until well mixed. Add confectioners’ sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, and vanilla extract gradually and beat.

Step 11: Spread the frosting on top of the cupcakes.

Step 12: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 243.9 calories; protein 2.9g 6% DV; carbohydrates 37.2g 12% DV; fat 9.8g 15% DV; cholesterol 41.6mg 14% DV; sodium 220.1mg 9% DV.

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