Litehouse Foods’ Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes

Litehouse Foods’ Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes

Halloween is fast approaching. Get ready with this festive recipe courtesy of our friends at Litehouse Foods!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, Sweet Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: halloween spiced pumpkin recipe, muffin recipe, pumpkin snack recipe

Ingredients

  • ½ c. vegetable oil
  • ½ c. plain yogurt or applesauce
  • 15 oz. pure pumpkin puree (from 1 can)
  • c. apple juice or water
  • 3 c. sugar
  • 2 ½ c. flour
  • 1  tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • ½  tsp. ground clove
  • ¼  tsp. ground ginger
  • 2  tsp. baking soda
  •  tsp. salt
  • 1 c. butter (2 sticks) at room temperature
  • 2 2lb. bags powdered sugar
  • 1 16oz. tub Litehouse® Butterscotch Caramel Dip  plus more for decorating
  • 6 Tbsp. heavy cream

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, ginger, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture and whisk until just combined.
  • Pour ¼ c. of batter into each cupcake liner.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, remove from pan and allow to cool completely.
  • Repeat with remaining batter, makes 3 dozen cupcakes.
  • In the bowl of a standing mixer whip the butter and Litehouse Butterscotch Caramel Dip until light and fluffy.
  • With the mixer on low speed add the powdered sugar ½ a bag at a time, adding 1 Tbsp. of the cream after each sugar addition.
  • Mix until fully combine before adding the next ½ bag of powdered sugar.
  • Add remaining 2 tablespoons of cream and mix on high speed until light and fluffy.
  • Decorate cupcakes!


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