Recipe courtesy of The Neelys
Episode: Giving Thanks
Save Recipe Print
Total:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
12 cupcakes
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
12 cupcakes
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Pumpkin Cupcakes: 
Maple Cream Cheese Frosting:

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

For the pumpkin cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line one 12-cup muffin pan with paper cupcake liners. 

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside. 

In a large bowl, add the butter and the sugar. Beat with a hand-held mixer until light and fluffy, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the pumpkin puree and the vanilla extract. Slowly beat in the eggs, one at a time. Incorporate the dry mixture into the wet mixtures together until thoroughly combined. 

Using an ice cream scoop, fill each cupcake liner 3/4 of the way full. Bake until the tops turn golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center of the cupcake comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Remove the cupcakes from the oven to a wire rack and cool completely before frosting. 

For the cream cheese frosting: Add the cream cheese, butter, maple syrup, and salt to a large bowl and beat until creamy. Gradually add the powdered sugar until thoroughly combined. 

Top the cupcakes with the frosting and chopped pecans.

Our Best Holiday Cookies 57 Videos

Get the Recipe

Holiday Swirled Sugar Cookies 00:30

Find out how to get a festive, swirling effect on iced cookies.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Lasagna Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Pie Crust

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Chocolate Cupcakes and Peanut Butter Icing

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Butter Pie Crust

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Browse Reviews By Keyword