Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Yields: up to 2.5 dozen cupcakes
Total time: 40 minutes
 
Ingredients:
1 box of spice cake mix
2 cups tart apples, peeled and chopped
Frosting:
7 cups confectioners’ sugar
¾ cup butter, softened
½ cup apple cider (or apple juice as substitute)
¾ tsp. ground cinnamon
pinch of salt
caramel sauce (for drizzling)

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F. Line muffin tins, set aside.
Prepare cake batter according to package instructions. After cake is mixed, add in chopped apples and incorporate.
Fill cupcake liners ¾ full. Bake for approximately 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
 
For the frosting, combine sugar, butter, cider, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl. Beat for 3-4 minutes with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Drizzle the caramel sauce on top of the frosting.  
 


5 Comments on Caramel Apple Cupcakes Recipe

  1. CourtneyLynne
    October 13, 2014 at 3:57 pm (3 years ago)

    Looks super yummy!!!! Thanks for sharing ❤

  2. Spaceships
    October 13, 2014 at 7:28 pm (3 years ago)

    Oh my! These look and sound so yummy!!

  3. Jess C
    October 13, 2014 at 7:48 pm (3 years ago)

    OMG these look incredibly delicious!!!! Apples and caramel are such a great combination, can't believe I never thought about it!

  4. Jhoveleen
    October 17, 2014 at 7:55 am (3 years ago)

    This looks delicious. I'd like to try this at home for my little ones.