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Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Amber
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • Cupcakes
  • 1 can Pumpkin Pie Mix I use Libby's
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon each: Cinnamon Ground Cloves, Nutmeg, Allspice (or 2 tablespoons Pumpkin Pie Mix)
  • Frosting
  • 4 ounces 1 stick of unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions
 

  • Cupcakes
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease and flour muffin tins (or use liners)
  • Combine the first 5 ingredients and blend well
  • Beat in the sugar and spices
  • Fill the muffin tins 3/4 of the way full and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Frosting
  • While the cupcakes are baking prepare the frosting.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer whip the butter and cream cheese with the paddle attachment. Gradually increase the speed until it is mixed thoroughly.
  • Carefully add in the powdered sugar while mixing at low speed. Increase the speed once the sugar is in and mix until fluffy.
  • Cool the cupcakes then pipe or spread the frosting on top.