Pumpkin Cupcakes
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Serves: 16
 
Ingredients
Cupcakes
  • 2 cups (-4tbspn) of plain flour
  • 4 tbspn corn flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bi-carb soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ⅛ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1¼ cups boiled puree pumpkin
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 113 gm butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
Icing
  • 2 x 250 gm packets of cream cheese
  • 2 cups of icing sugar
  • 113 gm of butter
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
Instructions
Cupcakes
  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Sift flour, corn flour, baking powder, bi-carb soda, spices in a medium bowl.
  3. In another bowl, mix pumpkin, milk and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Cream butter, sugars until fluffy and add one egg at a time, until combined.
  5. Add pumpkin mixture and flour mixture, alternating between the two.
  6. Fill cupcake liners until 3./4 full.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a cake tester comes out completely clean.
  8. Cool before icing.
Icing
  1. Mix all ingredients together in mix-master until smooth.
  2. Pipe onto cupcakes.
Recipe by The Life of Clare at http://thelifeofclare.com.au/pumpkin-cupcakes-and-an-unintentional-week-off/