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Chocolate Pumpkin Witch Cupcakes

Pumpkin is a great way to keep chocolate cupcakes moist, and the cookies dipped in chocolate make perfect witch hats.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate pumpkin cupcakes, pumpkin pie spice frosting, witch cupcakes
Servings: 15 cupcakes
Calories: 548kcal

Ingredients

Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 1/2 t ginger
  • 1/2 t nutmeg
  • 1/2 t allspice
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 3/4 C pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 C vegetable oil
  • 1/2 C orange juice
  • 4 oz bittersweet chocolate melted
  • 1 1/4 C semisweet chocolate chips

Pumpkin Pie Spice Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3 C powdered sugar sifted
  • 4 t vanilla bean paste
  • 2 T milk or heavy whipping cream
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 1/2 t ginger
  • 1/2 t nutmeg
  • 1/2 t allspice
  • Food coloring optional

Instructions

Cupcake Instructions

  • Whisk together flour, spices, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a large bowl, combine the sugar, pumpkin, and eggs. Beat until smooth.
  • Mix in the oil, orange juice, and melted chocolate.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture and mix until fully incorporated.
  • Mix in the chocolate chips.
  • Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full.
  • Bake at 350 F for 20-25 minutes.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Frosting Instructions

  • Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in vanilla and milk or cream.
  • Mix in spices.
  • Optionally, mix in food coloring to create the color you’d like.

Nutrition

Calories: 548kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 47.5% | Vitamin C: 5.6% | Calcium: 3.2% | Iron: 13%