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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
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Spice Islands®

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Difficulty

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

32 cupcakes

Ingredients

Pumpkin Cupcakes

4 eggs, slightly beaten

3/4 cup Mazola® Corn Oil

2 cups sugar

1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons Argo® Baking Powder

2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

3/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Cloves

3/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Ginger

3/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Nutmeg

3/4 teaspoon salt

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

3 tablespoons butter OR margarine, softened

1 tablespoon orange juice

2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

1-1/2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Orange Peel

4 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

To make Pumpkin Cupcakes:  Blend the eggs, oil, sugar, and pumpkin in a large mixing bowl; set aside. Stir together dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture and beat until well blended.

Pour into lined muffin tins.  Fill about 2/3 full.  Bake in preheated 350°oven for  30 minutes or until center springs back when touched. Cool 30 minutes. Spread with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting.

To make Orange Cream Cheese Frosting:
Beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth.  Spread over cooled cupcakes.
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