Spiced Apple Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

Spiced Apple Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

Honorable Mention Bisquick® Recipe Contest 2010! Mix it up - apples, caramels and a touch of salt to create irresistible cupcakes.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

cupcakes

Reynolds™ Baking Cups
Cupcakes
1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/2
cup sugar
1
teaspoon apple pie spice
1/2
cup apple cider or juice
2
tablespoons butter or shortening, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/4
cups chopped peeled apple (about 1 medium)
Salted Caramel Frosting
3/4
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy Vanilla frosting (from 1 lb-container)
1/4
cup caramel topping
1/4
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Place Reynolds Baking Cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups
  2. In large bowl, beat all cupcake ingredients except apple with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 4 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Fold in apple. Fill muffin cups about three-fourths full.
  3. Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately remove cupcakes from pan to cooling rack; cool completely.
  4. In small bowl, mix frosting and caramel topping until smooth and spreadable. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with kosher salt.
Makes 12 cupcakes
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Reynolds StayBrite Baking Cups are fashion-inspired designs that won’t fade during baking.
Success
Try a Braeburn apple in this cupcake recipe, or another crisp, sweet-tart apple such as Gala or Cortland.
Variation
Instead of sprinkling salt on the frosted cupcakes, try chopped salted peanuts.
Contestant Quote
"This recipe was inspired by my latest obsession—salted caramels! I decided to combine it with another one of my all-time favorite treats—cupcakes. Apples and caramel are a marriage made in heaven." Edwina Gadsby

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cupcake)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 24g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.