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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

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Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting 

  • 1 (8 ounce) block of softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter

Instructions 

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Cream butter and both sugars until fluffy. Add eggs, beating one at a time.  Add vanilla and pumpkin, mixing thoroughly.
  • Mix flour, powder, soda, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl. Add half of dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture. Stream in milk while mixer is on low speed. Add the other half of the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Spoon into cupcake molds.
  • Bakes at 375 for 20-25 minutes. Makes about 24 cupcakes.
  • I made mini cupcakes and baked for 12 minutes. I got about 48 cupcakes.

Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Cream ingredients together until thoroughly mixed. If icing seems to thick, add some milk 1 teaspoon at a time. Frost cupcakes or cake.
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