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Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe

Description: here is an easy pumpkin cupcake recipe. They are great for Halloween parties and other Fall get-togethers.  For Halloween parties, you can decorate them with candy corn.

Yield: 24 cupcakes


Ingredients:

1/2 cup Shortening
2 Eggs
1 1/2 cups Sugar
2 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1.2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 tsp. Salt
2 1/4 cups All Purpose Flour
2tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
1/2 tsp. Ginger
1 cup Pumpkin Puree
3/4 cups Milk
1/2 cups Walnuts
1 can Vanilla Frosting
Orange Food Coloring(1 drop red and 5 drops yellow)


How to Make Pumpkin Cupcakes:
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar.
  3. Add in eggs.
  4. Add in pumpkin puree and milk.
  5. In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and spices.
  6. Mix dry ingredients into the mixture until batter is smooth.
  7. Stir in chopped walnuts.
  8. Put paper cups into cupcake tins.
  9. Put batter into cupcake tins.
  10. Bake for 25 minutes.
  11. Use a toothpick to test for doneness.
  12. Allow cupcakes to cool.
  13. While cupcakes are cooling off, add orange food coloring to vanilla frosting, mixing well.
  14. Frost cupcakes with orange frosting.


More Information:

For Halloween fun, see the internet authority on pumpkins....... Pumpkin Nook!!!

Halloween Party Recipes - For carving parties, Halloween parties and the big night.

Pumpkin Picking Tips - How to pick perfect pumpkins - - in the patch or at the store.



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