Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Connee Sheckler

By
@conneeconehead

I had this recipe published in a church cookbook in 1999. I thought the recipe was lost but recently found the cookbook. Cake package directions state a yield of 24 cupcakes but the most I could ever get is 18.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
18
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CUPCAKES:

1 pkg
yellow cake mix
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 c
chunky style applesauce
3 large
eggs

TOPPING:

3/4 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
caramel sundae topping
3 Tbsp
milk

GARNISH:

3/4 c
unsalted peanuts, finely chopped
18
wooden popsicle sticks

Step-By-Step

1Combine cake mix, cinnamon, applesauce and eggs in large bowl or mixer bowl.
2Beat 2 minutes vigorously by hand or at high speed of mixer.
3Fill paper-lined muffin tins half full.
4Bake at 350 degrees for 25-27 minutes or until cupcake springs back when lightly touched in center.
5Cool COMPLETELY before frosting.
6Combine topping ingredients in small bowl.
7With butter knife or spreader, frost each cupcake with equal amounts of topping.
8Sprinkle with peanuts.
9Place popsicle stick in center of each cupcake and push through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids