Caramel Apple Cupcakes

These Caramel Apple Cupcakes are a fun and fresh tasting dessert perfect for fall that everyone will love.

These caramel apple cupcakes are a special autumn treat.  A little bit spice, a little bit sweet and a whole lot delicious with caramel drizzled over the whole thing.  These cupcakes are decadent and anything but boring with fresh apples studding the cupcakes.  It’s a taste of autumn in every single bite.  Enjoy!

 

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

For the 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)

 

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

 

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 combine well.

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.

Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes.

Drizzle the caramel sauce on top of the frosting.

 

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

5 from 1 vote
Servings 24

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

Instructions
 

  • 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.

 

One thought on “Caramel Apple Cupcakes

  1. 5 stars
    I do like this recipe and I know that my son loves apples and caramel (though usually not together) and I’m pretty sure he’d like these :-)

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