Carmel Apple Cupcakes



Something to make for the kids for Halloween!


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30 Min
30 Min


  • 3 c
  • 1 c
    sugar or splenda
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3
  • 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


  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Using 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.
  3. Butter 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.
  4. Add 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)
  5. Carmel 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.
  6. To 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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