Apple Spice Cupcake with Maple-Brown Sugar Frosting

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 50 min.
Kate Miller
Ring in the fall with autumnal cupcakes.


  • Cupcakes1 1/3 cups canola oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 2 apples, peeled and diced
  • Frosting4 oz cream cheese
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla on high speed for 2 minutes or by hand for 5 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice until combined.
  • Slowly add to large mixing bowl and stir just until combined. Fold in apples.
  • Pour into prepared muffin tins and bake at 350°F for 20 to 25 minutes until they pass the toothpick test. Cool completely before frosting.
  • Combine all ingredients for frosting and beat until desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 797
  Calories from Fat 383 (48%)
(67%)Total Fat 43g
(32%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
Monounsaturated Fat 24g
(32%)Cholesterol 95mg
(40%)Sodium 966mg
(4%)Potassium 154mg
Total Carbohydrate 99g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 60g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(16%)Protein 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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