Cakes

Sweet and Nutty Cupcakes

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If you like candied nuts and enjoy pumpkin cupcakes, then you will love this sweet and nutty pumpkin recipe. -Becky

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1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 whole eggs
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract

CREAM CHEESE FILLING
1 pkg (8 ounces) cream cheese softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup milk

FROSTING AND NUT TOPPING
1/2 cup of butter (1 stick), room temperature
8 oz of Philly cream cheese (1 package), room temperature
2 - 3 cups of powdered sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
3/4 cup sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium size mixing bowl, mix together the pumpkin, eggs, oil, sugar, vanilla and almond extract. Mix well with a hand mixer or kitchen aid. Add in the cinnamon,...
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Nutritions

Calories
737

Sodium
590mg
24% DV

Fat
47g
73% DV

Protein
8g
17% DV

Carbs
66g
22% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV