Pumpkin Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

Love the lemon cream cheese frosting with the pumpkin cake, such a winner.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 cupcakes
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 c
    canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ginger, ground
  • LEMON CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 1 pkg
    8oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    confectioners sugar
  • ·
    finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice

How to Make Pumpkin Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. 12 muffin cups, greased or paper-lined. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, pumpkin, oil and eggs until well blended.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt and ginger. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling about three-quarters full.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and dry. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove onto wire rack to cool completely.
  4. Prepare frosting: In a small mixing bowl, beat cream and confectioners sugar until smooth. Add lemon zest and juice and continue to beat until smooth and blended. Swirl the tops of each cupcake with the frosting.

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About Pumpkin Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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