5 from 2 votes
Pumpkin pie spiced cupcakes
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Cooling
20 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 

Fall spices in a delicious cupcake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fall cupcakes, pumpkin spice buttercream, pumpkin spice cupcakes
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Calories: 286 kcal
Author: Kathy
Ingredients
Cupcakes
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
Buttercream
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • pinch ground cloves
  • pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1-2 Tablespoons milk
Instructions
Cupcakes
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, spices, baking powder and salt.  Mix together.

  2. In a different bowl, combine oil, milk, vanilla and eggs.

  3. Add wet ingredients into dry ingredients.  Stir until incorporated.

  4. Divide batter into 12 muffin tins lined with paper liners.

  5. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.

  6. Cool on a baking rack.

Buttercream
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter until smooth.  Add spices and beat.

  2. Add powdered sugar and vanilla  and beat on low speed.

  3. Add milk one tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached. 

  4. Frost cupcakes and serve

Recipe Notes

A pinch is about 1/16 of a teaspoon. 

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 181mg8%
Potassium 104mg3%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 290IU6%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.