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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour, 20 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 32 cupcakes

Rich and spicy pumpkin cupcakes!

Ingredients

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 4 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 pkg. (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tbsp. butter OR margarine, softened
  • 1 tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract, pure
  • ½ tsp. Orange Peel

Directions

  1. Blend the eggs, oil, sugar, and pumpkin in a large mixing bowl; set aside.
  2. Stir together dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  3. Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture and beat until well blended.
  4. Pour into lined muffin tins.
  5. Fill about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake in preheated 350F oven for 30 minutes or until center springs back when touched. Cool 30 minutes.
  7. Spread with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting.
  8. Beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy.
  9. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth.
  10. Spread over cooled cupcakes.