Harvest Pumpkin Cupcakes

Argo® Recipes
Harvest Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe
32 cupcakes


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4 eggs, slightly beaten
3/4 cup Mazola® Vegetable Plus! Oil
2 cups sugar
1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Argo® OR Kingsford® Corn Starch
4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pumpkin Pie Spice
2 teaspoons Argo® Baking Powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 salt
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons butter OR margarine, softened
1 tablespoon orange juice
2 teaspoons Spice Islands® 100% Pure Bourbon Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 teaspoons teaspoons freshly grated orange peel
4 cups powdered sugar


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes

To make cupcakes:  Blend the eggs, oil, sugar, and pumpkin in a large mixing bowl; set aside. Stir together dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture and beat until well blended.


Pour into lined muffin tins.  Fill about 2/3 full.  Bake in preheated 350°oven for 30 minutes or until center springs back when touched. Cool 30 minutes. Spread with frosting.


To make frosting:

Beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth.  Spread over cooled cupcakes.

Created date

November 2011