(recipe) pumpkin cupcakes with cinnamon cream cheese frosting

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Are you sick of all things pumpkin yet? Yeah, I didn’t think so…or at least you won’t be after you try these AH-MAZING cupcakes. Oh and you’ll never buy store bought frosting again after you try this cinnamon cheesecake frosting. It’s so easy to make, only takes 5 ingredients and you’ll be licking your mixing beaters lol! Whip up a batch of these cupcakes, along with a some pumpkin spiced lattes, for your Halloween or Thanksgiving festivities.

Pumpkin Cupcake Ingredients

1 cup flour
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
pinch of salt
1 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 cup coconut oil
2 eggs

Instructions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, baking power, baking soda, sugar, brown sugar and a pinch of salt. In a separate mixing bowl, combine and mix the wet ingredients – pumpkin puree, coconut oil and eggs. Combine and mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients. Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full and bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool before topping with cream cheese frosting.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

2 8 ounce packages of cream cheese
8 tablespoons of butter (room temperature)
1 tablespoon of vanilla
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2-3 cups of powdered sugar

Instructions: Mix the cream cheese and butter together until smooth and creamy. Mix in vanilla and cinnamon. Add one cup of powdered sugar at a time and mix until thoroughly combined.

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Hi, I'm Vanessa!

Welcome to See Vanessa Craft! I’m Vanessa, an MSSW and mom of two in Arizona, and I’m happy you’re here to get inspired with me. It’s my mission in life to spread creativity through crafts, recipes, travel and more in order to live a life well lived.