Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

October 16, 2017 at 2:00 AM

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

I have a love/hate relationship with fall. I love crunching through fallen leaves on the sidewalk, bundling up in cozy sweaters, and switching from iced lattes to warm cappuccinos. However, in the back of my head, I know the season will be over before I’m ready and winter will be upon us. Oh, how I hate the cold! So while I’m enjoying fall, I feel the impending weight of winter dragging me down.

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

To keep my spirits lifted I made a batch of pumpkin spice muffins. This may seem too simple an act to brighten one’s day, but it transforms your home into a cozy abode. The warmth of the oven and sweet scent of spiced pumpkin lingered in our apartment throughout the evening. As I savored one of these cupcakes I allowed myself to forget about winter and fully enjoy the beauty of this season. Follow the recipe below to make these cupcakes at your own home and celebrate fall to the fullest!

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 C pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 C maple syrup
  • 1/2 C coconut oil, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • Cream cheese frosting

Directions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • Line a muffin tin with liners
  • Mix the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and pumpkin pie spice together in a large bowl
  • In a separate bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, maple syrup, coconut oil and eggs
  • Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry until well combined
  • Divide the batter into the muffin tin
  • Bake for 15-20 minute
  • Let the cupcakes cool before frosting
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