Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: January 31, 2022
Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe

This pumpkin cupcakes recipe is for all you pumpkin lovers out there! Whip these up as a special treat during the fall months.

How To Make Pumpkin Cupcakes

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins


  • 1 pkg yellow cake mix, with pudding included
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

For Frosting:

  • 3 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Combine all cupcake ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat with a mixer until well blended.

  2. Turn mixer on high and beat for 3 more minutes.

  3. Line a muffin pan with 24 paper muffin cups. Fill each cup about 3/4 full with the cupcake mix.

  4. Cook in a preheated 350-degree oven for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cupcake comes out clean.

  5. Let cool before removing from pan.

Making the frosting

  1. Combine all frosting ingredients in a large bowl. Beat until smooth.

  2. Frost cupcakes after they are completely cooled and serve.


  • Sugar: 25g
  • :
  • Calcium: 61mg
  • Calories: 192kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 54mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 196mg
  • Vitamin A: 1775IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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