2-Ingredient Cupcakes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 35 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 12 cupcakes
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One 15.25-ounce box spice cake mix

One 15-ounce can pumpkin puree


2 cups powdered sugar

1 cup whipped cream cheese 


  1. For the cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 12-cup cupcake pan with paper liners and set aside.
  2. Combine the spice cake mix and pumpkin puree in a bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Portion the mixture into the prepared cupcake pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the centers comes out clean, 12 to 17 minutes. Let cool completely.
  3. For the frosting: Meanwhile, combine the powdered sugar and whipped cream cheese in a bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Frost the cupcakes with an offset spatula.