Carmel Apple Cupcakes



Something to make for the kids for Halloween!


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30 Min
30 Min


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3 c
1 c
sugar or splenda
1 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1 Tbsp
3/4 c
vegetable oil
3/4 c
sour cream
2 tsp
2 c
of peeled, chopped apples


1 stick
of butter
1 c
brown sugar
1/3 c
of heavy whipping cream
3 1/2 c
of powdered sugar


(1) 14 oz
package of kraft caramels
2/3 c
of half-and-half

How to Make Carmel Apple Cupcakes


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 and put your cupcake liners in pans. Combine dry ingredients: flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add wet ingredients : eggs, vegetable oil, sour cream and vanilla.
  • 2Using a wire whisk mix well. Add your chopped apples. Fill your cupcakes liners about 2/3 full. Bake 18-22 minutes. Insert toothpick to check if done. Let cupcakes cool for 5 minutes in pan, then finish cooling on a wire rack. Frost with Caramel Butter cream when cool.
  • 3Butter Cream Icing: Melt butter over med heat. Stir in brown sugar and heavy cream. Stir over med heat till sugar dissolves. (approx 2 min) Pour in mixing bowl.
  • 4Add powdered sugar a cup at a time and mix with electric mixer. Frost cupcakes. (To make dome look use an offset spatula to frost. Put frosting in center and pull downward)
  • 5Carmel Glaze: Microwave caramels and half and half on high for 3 to 4 minutes until caramels are melted. Stir after each minute. Allow caramel to cool for 1-2 minutes. Dip top of frosted cupcake into bowl of caramel.
  • 6To garnish, I used whisk-a-bob sticks or you could use popsicle sticks. Sprinkle Candy Corn, Chopped nuts or pecans, Or whatever your heart desires. Put them in a treat bag and tie a ribbon on each one.

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About Carmel Apple Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Candies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids

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