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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

This recipe for Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting couldn't be easier! I have a shortcut that makes them a cinch to whip up.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese frosting, pumpkin, pumpkin spice
Servings: 24
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • 1 box spice cake mix
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin not pumpkin pie mix
  • ½ cup milk
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • cream cheese frosting


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Place baking cups in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • In large bowl, beat cake mix, pumpkin, milk, oil, and eggs with an electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full)..
  • Bake 19 to 24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • Frost cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. Optional: sprinkle cupcakes with pumpkin spice seasoning.
  • Store loosely covered.