Pumpkin and cinnamon are essential fall flavors. Include them in cupcakes, and you've got one knock-out dessert! Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting are a homemade treat sure to impress your guests.
Time: 0 hour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line or spray muffin tins for about 16 cupcakes. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. In a stand mixer or medium mixing bowl, combine dark brown sugar and eggs. To egg mixture, add pumpkin, oil, milk and vanilla. Mix well. Slowly add dry mixture to wet, and mix until combined. Careful not to overmix. In small mixing bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of cinnamon with white sugar. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of batter into each prepared cup. Sprinkle about 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon/sugar mixture over batter. Spoon another approx. 1 tablespoon of batter into each cup. Top each cupcake with an additional approx. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon/sugar mixture. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
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