Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes ☕



Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

Fall is in the air, and what better way to celebrate the season than with these delectable Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes? These moist and flavorful treats are a fusion of two autumn favorites – pumpkin spice and coffee. With a rich espresso-infused batter and a creamy pumpkin spice frosting, these cupcakes are sure to delight your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup brewed espresso, cooled
  • ½ cup canned pumpkin puree
  • For the frosting:
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp brewed espresso, cooled

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. In another bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Mix in the brewed espresso and pumpkin puree until well combined.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  7. Fill each cupcake liner about 2/3 full with the batter.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let the cupcakes cool completely on a wire rack.
  10. For the frosting, beat together the softened cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  11. Add the powdered sugar, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, and brewed espresso, and beat until creamy.
  12. Pipe or spread the frosting onto the cooled cupcakes.
  13. Enjoy your Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 cupcakes

These Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes are the perfect fall dessert, combining the warmth of pumpkin spice with the richness of espresso.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 320, Total Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 75mg, Sodium: 250mg, Total Carbohydrates: 42g, Sugars: 30g, Protein: 3g

Fall in love with the flavors of the season with these Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes. The aromatic spices and the comforting essence of coffee make them an irresistible treat for autumn gatherings. Whether you’re enjoying them with a hot cup of coffee or serving them at your next fall celebration, these cupcakes are sure to be a hit. So, get ready to indulge in the cozy goodness of fall with every bite!