Mini Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

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POSTED Mon, November 10, 2014

Serves

8

Total Time

75 MINS

Calories

666

Lightly-spiced pumpkin mini cupcakes topped with a sweet honey cream cheese frosting. You can also use this recipe to make one large loaf for slicing.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour

    350 g (about 2 ¾ cups)

  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda

    12 g (about 2 ⅝ teaspoons)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    ½ teaspoon (about 3 g)

  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon

    1 ½ teaspoons (about 3.98 g)

  • Ground ginger icon
    Ground ginger

    ¾ teaspoon (about 1.39 g)

  • Nutmeg icon
    Nutmeg

    ½ teaspoon (about 1.17 g)finely grated

  • Allspice icon
    Allspice

    ⅛ teaspoon (about 0.27 g)ground

  • Cloves icon
    Cloves

    ⅛ teaspoon (about 0.29 g)ground

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter

    112 g (about ½ cup)softened

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    300 g (about 1 ½ cups)

  • Egg icon
    Egg

    2 (about 100 g)

  • Pumpkin purée icon
    Pumpkin purée

    425 g (about 1 ¾ cups)

  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese

    227 g (about 1 cup)

  • Honey icon
    Honey

    80 g (about 3 ¾ tablespoons)

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 174°C
  • 2. Prepare a clean mini muffin pan
  • 3. Add all purpose flour, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, nutmeg, allspice and cloves to a clean medium bowl
  • 4. Whisk briefly until blended
  • 5. Add unsalted butter and granulated sugar to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 6. Cream together until smooth
  • 7. Add egg to a clean small bowl
  • 8. Transfer eggs to batter
  • 9. Add pumpkin purée to a clean small bowl
  • 10. Transfer purée to batter
  • 11. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  • 12. Mix until well combined
  • 13. Spoon batter into mini muffin pan
  • 14. Bake until skewer tests clean - 10 min, 174°C
  • 15. Let cool
  • 16. Add unsalted butter, cream cheese and honey to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 17. Mix until creamy
  • 18. Frost with piping bag

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