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Simply delicious pumpkin-spice cupcakes call for a simple white baking cup. Simply perfect.
What you need:
Baking Cups (White)
1 package (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract for frosting
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 package (16 oz.) powdered sugar
Optional: Ground cinnamon garnish
PREHEAT oven to 350°F.
PLACE Baking Cups in muffin pans; set aside.
COMBINE cake mix, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, water, oil, eggs and vanilla in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Spoon batter into baking cups.
BAKE 20 to 23 minutes. Cool.
MIX cream cheese, maple syrup, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
ADD powdered sugar gradually until well blended.
PIPE or frost cupcakes.
TOP with ground cinnamon, if desired.