Mini Cream Cheese Pound Cakes with Pumpkin Glaze

Recipe Rating:
 5 Ratings
Serves: 24
Prep Time:
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Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c butter softened
8 oz cream cheese, softened
3 c sugar
6 large eggs
3 c all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp real vanilla extract
1/2 tsp almond extract
GLAZE
1 c powdered sugar
2 Tbsp pure pumpkin (not the pie mix)
1 Tbsp water
1/4 tsp cinnamon

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Sue H Recipe
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Sue's notes for this recipe:
The fall season is coming up quickly. This recipe reminds me of fall and your house will smell so good for hours. Along with pumpkin pie grace your table at Thanksgiving with these little cakes.
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Just the recipe title along had us excited! These delightful cakes are made all the more delicious by the addition of Susan's wonderful pumpkin glaze! A real holiday must.

Directions

1
Beat butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating well, Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until yellow disappears.
2
Combine flour and salt. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed just until blended; stir in vanilla and almond flavorings.
3
Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin cups, filling three-fourths full.
4
Bake at 350° for 16 to 18 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.
5
Cool in pans 10 minutes then remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks. Remove cupcake papers and put cakes on a tray.
6
Mix powdered sugar, pumpkin puree, water, and cinnamon until well blended.
7
Drizzle pumpkin glaze over cakes.
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user Sue H Soos - Aug 18, 2011
user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Aug 18, 2011
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user Angela Gray angiemath - Aug 18, 2011
Susan, I adore these little cakes and pumpkin is my fav. I love to set a pretty elaborate holiday table and I love to individualize things. These will be perfect at each place setting beside a mini framed baby picture of my guest. Thank you so much for posting, you always have such wonderful ideas and recipes ! hugs
user Sue H Soos - Aug 18, 2011
Thank you Angela!

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