Apple Pie Cupcakes

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  • Apple Pie Cupcakes – An easy, semi-homemade apple pie cupcake recipe that combines all of the comforting flavors of apple pie. These are the perfect fall cupcakes and taste absolutely amazing.

    When fall arrives, I crave all things apple! These apple cupcakes are one of my favorite easy apple desserts, along with apple snickerdoodle mini muffins, caramel apple pie bars and Snicker caramel apple pie.

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    By Kristin from Yellow Bliss Road for I Heart Naptime.

    Apple cupcakes

    I love to bake and I have recently developed quite an obsession for cupcakes. It all started with this pretty little orange buttercream cupcake a couple of months ago. It was so much fun to come up with a different version of the basic homemade cupcake, that I had to do it again. And again and again…

    Today I have a delicious Apple Pie Cupcake to share with you! Apple pie is one of my all time favorite desserts, but it’s not that easy to make. So I figured I’d whip up an easy, semi-homemade cupcake version that combines all of the comforting flavors of apple pie, with a delicious cupcake! These are the ultimate fall cupcakes and are so easy and delicious. This will become your new favorite apple pie cupcake recipe!

    Ingredients for apple pie cupcakes with cinnamon cream cheese frosting

    • 1 box Betty Crocker yellow cake mix
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup apple juice (not pictured)
    • One container apple flavored light Yoplait yogurt
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 cup of apple pie filling
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    How to make apple pie cupcakes

    These apple pie cupcakes are so easy to make! Just follow the simple steps below to get started. Scroll down for the printable apple pie cupcake recipe.

    1. Pour all ingredients, except pie filling, into a large bowl and beat on low speed for thirty seconds, then medium speed for two minutes.
    2. Fill cupcakes liners about 2/3 of the way full with batter.
    3. Coarsely chop apple pie filling so you have chunks rather than slices. Top batter with a spoonful of apple pie filling.
    4. Bake in a preheated, 325 degree oven for about 17-19 minutes.
    5. Allow apple cupcakes to cool completely, then frost with Cinnamon Cream Cheese icing (below).
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    Cinnamon cream cheese icing for apple cupcakes 

    • One can Betty Crocker Cream Cheese Icing
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 tbsp powdered sugar (optional)

    Beat ingredients on medium speed until light and fluffy; about a minute. Then frost your apple pie cupcakes!

    betty crocker applie pie cupcakes

    The addition of the yogurt might sound a little strange, but trust me, it makes for a super moist and delicious apple cupcake, and really intensifies the apple flavor! (You can also use oil and water as instructed on the box).

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    apple pie cupcakes

    Apple Pie Cupcakes

    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: apple cupcake, Apple Pie Cupcakes
    Prep Time: 15 minutes
    Cook Time: 17 minutes
    Total Time: 32 minutes
    Servings: 12
    Calories: 371
    Author: Jamielyn Nye
    Apple Pie Cupcakes - An easy, semi-homemade apple pie cupcake recipe that combines all of the comforting flavors of apple pie. These are the perfect fall cupcakes and taste absolutely amazing. 

    Ingredients

    For the Cupcakes:

    • 15.25 oz yellow cake mix (1 box)
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup apple juice
    • 6 oz light Yoplait yogurt (apple flavored)
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 cup apple pie filling

    For the Frosting:

    • 16 oz Betty Crocker Cream Cheese Icing
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 tbsp powdered sugar (optional)

    Instructions

    • Pour all ingredients, except pie filling, into a large bowl and beat on low speed for thirty seconds, then medium speed for two minutes.
    • Fill cupcakes liners about 2/3 of the way full with batter.
    • Coarsely chop apple pie filling so you have chunks rather than slices. Top batter with a spoonful of apple pie filling.
    • Bake in a preheated, 325 degree oven for about 17-19 minutes.
    •  While baking make icing: Beat ingredients on medium speed until light and fluffy; about a minute.
    • Allow to cool completely, then frost with Cinnamon Cream Cheese icing

    Nutrition

    Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 379mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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