Pumpkin cupcakes pair perfectly with cream cheese frosting. There is just something about the combination of subtle autumn flavor so many of us love, topped with the perfectly sweet, but not too sweet, cream cheese frosting.
How to Make Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting!
- Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F. Line your muffin pan with paper liners. Check out these Halloween cupcake liners.
- Mix together spice cake mix, pumpkin, water, oil and eggs until well combined. Fill the cups 2/3 full with batter and bake for 18-23 minutes. You know they’re done when a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the middle.
- While your cupcakes are baking, whip up the cream cheese frosting! In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, butter, vanilla and sour cream until fluffy. Beat in powdered sugar until smooth.
- Don’t forget to let your cupcakes cool completely before frosting!
Related recipe: love all things pumpkin? Try our Pumpkin Pie Cake!
How to Decorate your pumpkin cupcakes:
Looking for more ideas on how to decorate these cute cupcakes? Check these out!
- Top with candy corn or sprinkles
- Add a little cinnamon on top
- Drizzle on some caramel sauce
- Use Halloween cupcake liners
- Wow your guests by topping with Edible Fall Leaves
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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
- 1 package spice cake mix
- 15 ounces pumpkin puree
- ⅓ cup water
- ⅓ cup vegetable oil
- 3 eggs
- 8 ounces cream cheese 1 package, softened to room temperature
- ¼ cup butter
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 Tablespoons sour cream
- 6 cups powdered sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a muffin tins with paper liners.
- Mix together cake mix, pumpkin, water, oil and eggs until well combined.
- Pour batter into prepared cups, filling 2/3 full.
- Bake for 18-23 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Let cool completely.
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