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Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

Lil' Luna
Spiced pumpkin cupcakes are so soft, moist, and flavorful. They pair perfectly with delicious homemade cinnamon cream cheese frosting!
5 from 26 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cupcakes
Calories 175 kcal


  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix (plus ingredients listed on back minus the water)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Prepare cake mix as directed on the box, but substitute the pumpkin puree for the water and add pumpkin pie spice. Add vanilla and cinnamon.
  • Pour batter into cupcake liners about ⅔ of the way full.
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes.
  • Let cool completely.
  • Combine ingredients for frosting in a medium bowl and beat until smooth.
  • Pipe or spread frosting on and top with a Candy Pumpkin if desired. ENJOY!



Calories: 175kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 205mgPotassium: 59mgSugar: 20gVitamin A: 2945IUVitamin C: 0.7mgCalcium: 62mgIron: 0.7mg
Keyword Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe, Pumpkin Cupcakes, Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting, pumpkin spice cupcakes
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