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Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

Ingredients

Pumpkin Latte Cupcakes:

  • 1 box Pillsbury┬« Perfectly Pumpkin Cake Mix
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 C. melted butter cooled
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 C. milk
  • 1/2 C. sour cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 C. strong coffee*

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 C. butter room temperature
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4-5 C. powdered sugar

Caramel and straws for decoration

  • *note: 1/4 C. hot water and 5 tsp. instant coffee granules

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with cupcake liners.
  2. 2. Sift cake mix into a small bowl with cinnamon and set aside.
  3. 3. In a large bowl, whisk butter, eggs, milk, sour cream and vanilla extract together until smooth.
  4. 4. Add cake mix/cinnamon and stir until smooth.
  5. 5. Stir in coffee (make it as strong as you want your "latte" cupcakes to be).
  6. 6. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 16-20 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.
  7. 7. Let cool.
  8. 8. Frosting: Beat cream cheese and butter for 2 minutes. Add vanilla extract and slowly add in powdered sugar until thickened.
  9. 9. Pipe frosting onto cupcakes and drizzle with caramel and top with a straw.
  10. For another CAKE recipe, see the link below!