*Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Candied Pecans*

Heather Isom

By
@MissHeatherMarie

Found this recipe and tweaked it to my liking. Hope you enjoy!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10-12+
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

CANDIED PECANS

1/2 c
pecans, chopped
3 Tbsp
sugar

CUPCAKES

1 box
yellow cake mix
1 c
canned pumpkin (not pie mix)
1/2 c
water
1/3 c
vegetable oil
4
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1 can(s)
cream cheese frosting

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350 degrees.

2In a non-stick skillet, cook pecans and 2 tablespoons sugar on low heat, stirring constantly, for about 8 minutes. Spread pecans on wax paper and sprinkle with remaining sugar. Toss and set aside.

3In a large bowl, beat together cake mix, water, oil, pumpkin, eggs and pumpkin pie spice with electric mixer 30 seconds on low speed, then medium for 2 minutes.

4Put baking cups in each 24 regular size muffin cups. Divide mix evenly among cups (2/3 full). Bake 20-24 minutes. Cool completely and frost. Sprinkle pecans onto frosting and press in lightly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids