Spiced pumpkin cupcakes



I love making and eating spiced pumpkin cupcakes toward the beginning of fall. I like just about anything with pumpkin in it, pumpkin is even my favorite word. I guess you could say, I’m kind of obsessed with pumpkins. I found this very easy recipe, so I thought I should share it with all of you. My sister-in-law actually made a batch of these for Thanksgiving and I was lucky enough to get the recipe from her.
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Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes

  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 1 box yellow cake mix (your favorite brand)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup evaporated milk

The Method:

Mix all the ingredients together, pour into cupcake liners and bake at 350 for 18-20 minutes.


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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 block cream cheese (your favorite brand)
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 can vanilla frosting (your favorite brand)

The Method:

Soften cream cheese and butter, then mix all ingredients together. (This recipe makes a lot of icing…you could probably make two batches of cupcakes with one batch of icing)

What kind of pumpkin desserts do you enjoy to eat and make?



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