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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 24
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Transform Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix into a Halloween or fall celebration dessert with this pumpkin cupcake recipe. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1/4
cup canola oil
1/2
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2
whole eggs
1
egg white
1/2
cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
2
tablespoons packed light brown sugar
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup butter, softened
2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, pumpkin, oil, pumpkin pie spice and whole eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3
    Bake 24 to 29 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In small bowl, beat egg white with whisk until foamy. Stir in pumpkin seeds; drain. Return seeds to bowl; stir in granulated sugar and brown sugar. Spread seeds on cookie sheet. Bake 7 to 9 minutes, stirring once, until toasted and dry. Cool 30 minutes. Break seeds apart.
  • 5
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Reduce speed to low. Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating until blended. Stir in vanilla. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with sugared pumpkin seeds.

Expert Tips

Canned pumpkin transforms yellow cake mix into delicious, moist fall cupcakes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
180mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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