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Apple pie cupcakes!

Alright yall I SWEAR i wont bake with apples in a while. This is my LAST apple recipe for a minute LOL but I had all these apples so what was I supposed to do!?

I was literally dying for a cupcake and I stared at these damn apples and was like “i will be damned if I let you rot” so I was just like, Ima turn those suckers into cupcakes so I did. 😊 🧁 They came out SUPER moist and delicious and taste like an elevated applepie. And as USUAL I let my partner in crime be my taste tester and she licked of the frosting and was done 🤦🏼‍♀️. I dont blame her I ALWAYS use this frosting recipe you can never go wrong its delicious, not heavy nice and airy. I just add different flavors to it, in this cake cinnamon! YOU ARE WELCOME 😍

Ingredients

APPLE FILLING

  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 3 medium apples, cored, peeled and diced small
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp all-purpose flour

CUPCAKE

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup whole milk

FROSTING

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature (brick style)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 cups powdered sugar

APPLE FILLING

  1. Mix the diced apples, granulated sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, salt and butter together in a pan.
  2. Let cook over medium heat, while stirring frequently until apple are tender. About 8-10 min.
  3. Once tender add the flour, and stir until the liquid thickens. 1-2 min.
  4. Remove from heat and let the filling cool completely.

CUPCAKES

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners.
  3. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl.
  4. In another bowl beat the sugar and butter together until light and creamy. 2-3 min. Then add one egg at the time, make sure you corporate the eggs very well in between. Dont worry if it looks a little grainy, IT WILL COME TOGETHER!
  5. Add vanilla. Next add half your flour mixture, then your milk, then remaining flour making sure to beat well after each addition.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the cups of the prepared muffin tin. Top each muffin with a mound of apple filling.
  7. Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick (around the edge) comes out clean.
  8. Let the cupcakes cool in the tin for a few minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

FROSTING

  1. Beat the butter and cream cheese together until light and fluffy.
  2. Add vanilla, cinnamon and salt and mix well.
  3. Add your powdered sugar one cup at the time, beat well inbetween each addition.
  4. After all sugar is incorporated beat 1-2 min more to make sure its SUPER light and fluffy.
  5. Add frosting to a piping bag with the desired cake tip (i used star pattern) and pipe onto you cool muffins. EAT!!!!!
LOVES the frosting 😍
Ready to get baked!
Fresh out the oven!

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