Caramel-Spice Cupcakes

Serve your guests with these caramel-spice cupcakes - a tasty dessert.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
teaspoon apple pie spice

Caramel Frosting

1
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup butter, cut into pieces
3
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon apple pie spice
Apple slices, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cupcake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In 2-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, whipping cream and butter to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar; stir with wooden spoon until spreadable. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    285
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    ),
    Sodium
    189mg
    189%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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