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Easy Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

Lil' Luna
Spiced Easy Pumpkin Cupcakes are so soft, moist, and flavorful. They pair perfectly with delicious homemade cinnamon cream cheese frosting!
4.91 from 21 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
Total Time 27 mins
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 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Prepare cake mix as directed on box, but add pumpkin pie spice and substitute pumpkin puree for the water. Add vanilla and cinnamon.
  • Pour batter into cupcake liners in muffin tins.
  • 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 Easy Pumpkin Cupcakes, Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe, Pumpkin Cupcakes, Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
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