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Pumpkin pie spiced cupcakes
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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Fall spices in a delicious cupcake
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Cooling20 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fall cupcakes, pumpkin spice buttercream, pumpkin spice cupcakes
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Calories: 286kcal
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

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, spices, baking powder and salt.  Mix together.
  • In a different bowl, combine oil, milk, vanilla and eggs.
  • Add wet ingredients into dry ingredients.  Stir until incorporated.
  • Divide batter into 12 muffin tins lined with paper liners.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.
  • Cool on a baking rack.

Buttercream

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter until smooth.  Add spices and beat.
  • Add powdered sugar and vanilla  and beat on low speed.
  • Add milk one tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached. 
  • Frost cupcakes and serve

Notes

A pinch is about 1/16 of a teaspoon. 

Nutrition

Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 104mg | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 0.8mg