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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 24

Transform Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix into a Halloween or fall celebration dessert with this pumpkin cupcake recipe. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1/4
cup canola oil
1/2
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2
whole eggs
1
egg white
1/2
cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
2
tablespoons packed light brown sugar
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup butter, softened
2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, pumpkin, oil, pumpkin pie spice and whole eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3
    Bake 24 to 29 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In small bowl, beat egg white with whisk until foamy. Stir in pumpkin seeds; drain. Return seeds to bowl; stir in granulated sugar and brown sugar. Spread seeds on cookie sheet. Bake 7 to 9 minutes, stirring once, until toasted and dry. Cool 30 minutes. Break seeds apart.
  • 5
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Reduce speed to low. Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating until blended. Stir in vanilla. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with sugared pumpkin seeds.

Expert Tips

  • Canned pumpkin transforms yellow cake mix into delicious, moist fall cupcakes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
180mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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