Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes

Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes


  • Makes: 12-14 Cupcakes
  • Active Time: 24-26 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40-45 Minutes
  • Tools Required: Standard Muffin Pan, Decorative Paper Liners, Medium Size Bowl, Whisk, Spatula, Oven Thermometer

Ingredients

    • For Cupcakes

    • Full box Pumpkin Bread Mix
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 1/3 cup water
    • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
    • For Topping

    • Store purchased vanilla frosting
    • Orange food gel paste
    • Orange decorating sugar
    • Orange food coloring
    • Green sour candy strings

Directions

    • For Cupcakes

    • Preheat oven to 350° F. Line standard muffin or cupcake tins with paper liners. Combine eggs, oil, water, and canned pumpkin. Add mix. Fold together until batter is smooth. Portion batter into prepared cupcake tins. Bake for 24 to 26 minutes. Cool completely before decorating.
    • For Topping

      Tint vanilla frosting with orange food coloring and frost cupcakes. Roll each cupcake in orange decorating sugar, covering completely. With the orange food gel paste decorate ribs running from the top to the bottom of the frosting. On top, add a candy stem shaped from the sour candy strings.

Recipe Summary

Use with

Pumpkin Bread Mix

Fresh Ingredients

Eggs

Staples

Vegetable Oil, Canned Pumpkin, Vanilla Frosting, Orange Food Gel Paste, Orange Decorating Sugar, Orange Food Coloring, Green Sour Candy Strings

Tools

Standard Muffin Pan, Decorative Paper Liners, Medium Size Bowl, Whisk, Spatula, Oven Thermometer

Take action!

Take a trip to the pumpkin patch with these adorable pumpkin cupcakes. Recruit the kids to help you decorate these baked sweets into delicious little pumpkins. Made with spiced pumpkin bread mix, these cakes do not just look like pumpkins, they taste like them too! This is a great recipe to make on a crisp autumn afternoon.