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Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7 Minute Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting are perfect all fall and winter. The cake is tender and moist and the frosting is like marshmallow! ohsweetbasil.com
 
Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting are perfect all fall and winter. The cake is tender and moist and the frosting is like marshmallow!
 
Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting are perfect all fall and winter. The cake is tender and moist and the frosting is like marshmallow! ohsweetbasil.com
 
 
 

Can Pumpkin Puree be Frozen?

Refrigerated leftover pumpkin puree will last about a week. …

You can also freeze pumpkin puree in freezer safe containers or heavy duty plastic bags.

The puree will last for several months.

Simply thaw overnight in the refrigerator or in a bowl of cold water.

Our girls are utterly obsessed with Cupcake Wars. Which is sad because we only have Netflix and not cable so they’ve seen the one season 500 billion times. It’s kind of ridiculous. I wish I was talented in the cake department but to be honest the decorating is still tricky for me. We made these pumpkin cupcakes with 7 minute maple frosting just to test our skills and it didn’t go too bad.

Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting are perfect all fall and winter. The cake is tender and moist and the frosting is like marshmallow! ohsweetbasil.com

Is Pumpkin Good for You?

Eating pumpkin is good for the heart.

The fiber, potassium, and vitamin C content in pumpkin all support heart health.

Studies suggest that consuming enough potassium may be almost as important as decreasing sodium intake for the treatment of hypertension, or high blood pressure.

These cupcakes are a mix match of recipes. An old pumpkin cake with a few changes and Mom’s 7-minute frosting with Grade B maple syrup added to it. 7 minute frosting is kind of like a marshmallow frosting and you’ll need either a double boiler or a saucepan and glass mixing bowl. I use the latter.

Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting are perfect all fall and winter. The cake is tender and moist and the frosting is like marshmallow! ohsweetbasil.com

You don’t want the bowl to touch the boiling water in the pot. Just beat the heck out of the frosting until thick and glossy.

Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting are perfect all fall and winter. The cake is tender and moist and the frosting is like marshmallow! ohsweetbasil.com

I love these cupcakes. I took them to a chili and soup cook off (my soup won 1st place!!!) and without realizing that desserts were being judged too I placed them on the table. They won 3rd place!! Woot woot! I’d say that’s pretty good standing next to chocolate desserts. Hardly anything will ever beat chocolate in a lot of books. For me? Well I love lemon, fruit and pumpkin best. Oh and Peanut Butter. You all knew that though didn’t you. xoxo

Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7 Minute Frosting

Pumpkin cupcakes with 7 minute maple frosting ohsweetbasil.com

Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting

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Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 24
Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting are perfect all fall and winter. The cake is tender and moist and the frosting is like marshmallow!

Ingredients

For the Cupcakes

  • 1/2 Cup Canola Oil
  • 1/4 Cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 3 Cups Flour
  • 3 teaspoons Pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 15 Oz Can Pumpkin (2 Cups)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla

Seven minute frosting with maple

  • 3/4 Cups Maple syrup GRADE B
  • 1 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • tiny pinch of salt

Instructions

  • For the Cupcakes
  • Preheat oven to 350 and place cupcake liners in muffin tin.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix oil, butter and sugar until smooth.
  • Add eggs one at a time on low and beat until fluffy.
  • In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  • Gradually add them to the butter mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  • Make sure you start and end with dry ingredients.
  • Beat until barely combined and stir in the pumpkin and vanilla by hand.
  • Place in muffin tins 3/4 the way full and bake 20-22 min.
  • Frosting
  • Fill a sauce pan half full of water and bring to a simmer.
  • In a bowl beat all ingredients for one minute.
  • Place the bowl over the simmering water, not allowing the water to touch the bottom of the bowl.
  • Beat with an electric mixer for 7 minutes or until stiff peaks have formed.
  • Remove from heat and beat until the frosting is room temp about 1-2 min more.
  • Immediately frost cupcakes.
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 173mg8%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 3g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Pumpkin Cupcakes with 7-Minute Maple Frosting are perfect all fall and winter. The cake is tender and moist and the frosting is like marshmallow!

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Cheney Family

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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10 comments

  • These cupcakes and that 7 minute frosting are giving me life!!! Looks so yummy, gorgeous photos as always!

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    • thank you so much!! mwah!!

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  • your girls are going to start baking before you know it and they’ll be possibly great bakers 🙂

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    • It definitely goes faster than we ever think, doesn’t it.

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  • I don't make or eat cupcakes that often but pumpkin.. now that's alluring! I'll have to try these. And you can't complain with 7 minute frosting!

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  • They look beautiful! I love how shiny the frosting is- I'll have to check back on Wednesday to learn more about the secret ingredient!

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  • What delicious cupcakes! thanks for posting. I've got to try these!

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  • That frosting is mighty gorgeous

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  • Yummy! I love me some pumpkin. I'm intrigued by that frosting recipe. I don't know if I've ever seen one that calls for regular sugar and not confectioner's sugar. I'll have to give it a try!

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