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Gluten-Free Apple Spice Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting and Candied Walnuts

  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 16

A delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving treat with all your favorite fall flavors - apples, cinnamon, maple syrup and nuts! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Reynolds™ Baking Cups
1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free yellow cake mix
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2/3
cup water
1/2
cup butter, softened
2
teaspoons gluten-free vanilla
3
eggs
1
cup chopped peeled apple
1/2
cup unsalted butter, softened
6
oz gluten-free cream cheese, softened
3 1/2
tablespoons pure maple syrup
2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup gluten-free glazed walnuts, chopped

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place Reynolds Baking Cup in each of 16 regular-size muffin cups. In large bowl, beat cake mix, cinnamon, nutmeg, water, 1/2 cup butter, the vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in chopped apple. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 2
    Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cream cheese and maple syrup with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add powdered sugar; beat until smooth. Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle with glazed walnuts. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Reynolds StayBrite Baking Cups are fashion-inspired designs that won’t fade during baking.
  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
10g
49%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
29g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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