Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting

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.
Dry Ingredients:
1 cup flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
Wet ingredients:
4 ounces unsalted butter
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 eggs
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 cream.
Add fireball or extract.
Add salt.
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).

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Wow, looks delicious 🙂


  2. Geri Lawhon says:

    They look so tasty. Thank you for the recipe.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you for your kind words

      Liked by 1 person

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