Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

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How to Make Delicious Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

If you’re looking for a festive treat to usher in the fall season, look no further than these scrumptious pumpkin spice cupcakes. With their warm, fragrant spices and creamy frosting, these cupcakes are the perfect indulgence on a chilly autumn evening. Follow along with the recipe below to make your own batch of pumpkin spice cupcakes today.

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda. Add 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger, and 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg to the bowl, and whisk everything together until it’s fully combined.

In a separate mixing bowl, cream together 1/2 cup of unsalted butter and 1 cup of granulated sugar with an electric mixer. Beat in 2 large eggs, one at a time, and then add 1/2 cup of pumpkin puree and 1/3 cup of milk, mixing until everything is fully incorporated.

Next, slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix the batter, as this can lead to tough cupcakes. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about two-thirds full.

Bake the cupcakes for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of one comes out clean. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting them.

To make the frosting, beat 1 cup of unsalted butter with an electric mixer until it’s light and fluffy. Gradually mix in 2 cups of powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg, and then beat in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. If the frosting is too thick, you can add a tablespoon or two of milk until it reaches your desired consistency.

Once the cupcakes are fully cooled, use a piping bag or spatula to spread a dollop of frosting onto each one. Feel free to decorate the cupcakes with additional spices or sprinkles to add some extra color and texture.

In conclusion, these pumpkin spice cupcakes are the perfect dessert for any fall occasion. Whether you’re enjoying them at a Halloween party or sharing them with loved ones at Thanksgiving dinner, these cupcakes are sure to be a hit. So why not whip up a batch for yourself today and enjoy the delicious flavors of the fall season?