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Cinnamon Spice Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes
I don't think it gets any more FALL than this cupcake right here. You're looking at:

+ Cinnamon Spice Cake

+ Graham Cracker Crust

+ Pumpkin Pie "Frosting"

Guaranteed instant favorite for all Fall lovers! With Halloween (and Thanksgiving!) coming up very soon, this could be the perfect new dessert recipe to impress your family and friends with :)

Cinnamon Spice Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

This recipe is from Craftaholics Anonymous member Amber. She's clearly a cupcake genius!

Cinnamon Spice Cake Batter

1 3/4 cups cake flour (only have all-purpose? follow this recipe to make cake flour)
1 cups sugar
1/2 tbsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup or 1 stick unsalted butter, diced, at room temperature
1/2 cup milk, divided
2 large eggs
1 large egg white
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon

Graham Cracker Crust

3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tbsp. light brown sugar
2 1/2 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted

Pumpkin Pie Frosting

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
2 large eggs
1 can (15 oz.) Libby’s 100% Pure Pumpkin
1 can (12 fl. oz.) Carnation Evaporated Milk

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves (or, substitute ginger and cloves with 3/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice) in a small bowl; meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, beat eggs. Combine mixtures, then stir in evaporated milk. Bake in a pie pan for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350°F and bake another 40-50 minutes (or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean). Cool for 2 hours on a wire rack.
2. For the cupcakes, preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cupcake pan and set aside. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; add butter and 1/4 cup of milk, then beat on medium speed until smooth – about 4 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.
3. In another mixing bowl, beat together eggs, egg white, remaining 1/4 cup milk and vanilla. Add to batter in 3 additions, mixing for 2 minutes on medium speed after each addition. Set aside.
4. To make the crust, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter in a medium bowl and mix well. Add 1 tablespoon of the mixture into the bottom of each cupcake liner and bake for 5 minutes until golden brown. Remove from oven, then fill cupcake liners about halfway with batter. Bake 15-20 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely before piping pumpkin pie frosting onto cupcakes.

Enjoy your yummy cupcakes!!

If you make them, let me know what you thought ;)
@Danse What do you think? Could you be down for a batch of these, fellow dessert lover? :D
5 comments
@allischaaff *Mouth waters* Yes, yes I could. *saves* My mom would actually love this a lot too. I'll have to share it with her on Pinterest since she's a huge pin-fan. lol
2 years ago·Reply
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Hahaha I'm glad. I was hoping you wouldn't mind the tag, didn't know if you were a pumpkin lover 😊 Yes please do!! That's so adorable lol.
2 years ago·Reply
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ahahaha oh my gosh the picture suckered me in then reading it made my mouth water so much I gotta make this I love that you tag me in this stuff ! ahh yummie!!
2 years ago·Reply
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Hahahaha I will tag you in my next ones!!! XD I'm so glad you like it @RobynHope <3 :) Looking at these photos.. I want one so badly hahaha. If you make some definitely let me know how they come out!! :D
2 years ago·Reply
Looks yummy! will try for the holidays.
2 years ago·Reply