It’s Fall! It’s apple time. What spice is an apple’s best friend? Cinnamon! So let’s get fall started so we can get the heck out of 2020. I’ll start Christmas cookies right after Labor Day. Just kidding.
1 cup flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 ounces unsalted butter
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons apple juice
1/2 cup apple sauce
8 ounces butter, softened
1 teaspoon fireball whiskey (or cinnamon extract)
2 tablespoons cream
2 cups of powdered sugar (more if needed for desired consistency)
Preheat oven to 350.
In bowl 1, mix flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; mix with fork.
In bowl 2, cream room temperature butter and sugar until smooth and creamy.
Add eggs and beat.
Add apple juice and milk and beat.
Add apple sauce and beat.
Add dry ingredients into wet ingredients in three parts. Beat until smooth.
Spray cupcake pan with cooking spray.
Fill 2/3 full with cupcake batter.
Bake for 16-20 minutes; when the toothpick comes out clean, they are done.
Let cool for 1 hour.
Cream room temperature butter.
Add fireball or extract.
Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time and whip.
Add powdered sugar until frosting is at desired consistency.
Makes 12 cupcake (but I make mine large).