Caramel Apple-Spice Cupcakes

The best fall flavors shine in this dessert of apples, caramel and cinnamon - delicious cupcakes baked using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® spice cake mix.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ spice cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
cup chopped peeled apple (1 medium)
12
oz cream cheese, softened
1
cup butter, softened
4
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup caramel topping
24
cinnamon sticks (3 inch)
Ground cinnamon

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Stir in chopped apple. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 4 In large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in powdered sugar until smooth. Spoon frosting into decorating bag fitted with star tip; pipe on tops of cupcakes. Drizzle with caramel topping. Top each cupcake with cinnamon stick. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.