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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting are the perfect Autumn Flavors in a most, fluffy cupcake!

Servings: 48 Cupcakes
What You Need
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 15 oz. solid pack pumpkin
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 cup buttermilk
Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  

    Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  

    Add pumpkin.  

  2. In a separate mixing bowl, combine flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, ground cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and ground ginger. 

  3. Alternating between dry ingredients and buttermilk, slowly add into creamed mixture, beating mixture well after each addition. 

  4. Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. 

    Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

    Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire rack to cool completely.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy.  

    Add the powdered sugar, vanilla extract and cinnamon; beat until smooth.

    Frost cupcakes.

    Store in refrigerator.