Pumpkin Cupcakes with Molasses Cream Cheese Filling
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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Molasses Cream Cheese Filling

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: dessert
Keyword: cupcakes, pumpkin
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 174.7kcal
Cost: $10

Ingredients

Cake:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon . cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon . ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon . nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon . ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoon . baking soda
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree

Filling:

  • 8 oz . cream cheese softened
  • 2 Tablespoons molasses
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon . vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon . cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 muffin pans with muffin liners.set aside. In a large bowl mix together the flour, sugar, spices and baking soda and stir until well combined. In a smaller bowl mix together the eggs, oil and pumpkin. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until everything is well incorporated. Fill the muffin liners 2/3 of the way with the pumpkin batter.
  • With a mixer cream all of the filling ingredients together. Drop small spoonfuls ( about a teaspoon) into the center of each filled muffin liner. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the edges of the cupcake are set. ( Don't test in the middle since the middle will stay soft and gooey).

Nutrition

Calories: 174.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.46g | Protein: 2.74g | Fat: 5.01g | Saturated Fat: 2.84g | Cholesterol: 37.68mg | Sodium: 133.82mg | Potassium: 90.25mg | Fiber: 0.79g | Sugar: 21.54g | Vitamin A: 2549.6IU | Vitamin C: 0.64mg | Calcium: 23.16mg | Iron: 0.95mg