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Pumpkin Mudslide Cupcakes

Mudslide ingredients plus pumpkin baked into an irresistible cupcake treat!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Calories: 344kcal
Author: Stefani


Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup Kahlua
  • ¼ cup Baileys Irish Cream

Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Chocolate syrup for drizzling
  • Orange and black sanding sugar optional


Cupcake Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together flour, pumpkin pie spice, instant coffee granules, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, beat sugar, pumpkin puree, and eggs until smooth.
  • Mix the vegetable oil, Kahlua, and Baileys Irish Cream into the wet ingredients until fully combined.
  • Mix the flour mixture into the wet ingredients a little bit at a time until just incorporated.
  • Divide batter evenly among 12 cupcake liners.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until cupcakes bounce back when lightly touched.

Frosting Directions

  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy – about three minutes on high speed using an electric mixer.
  • Add powdered sugar a little bit at a time until fully combined.
  • Mix in pumpkin puree, coffee granules, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla until fully combined.
  • Spread or pipe onto cooled cupcakes.
  • Drizzle with chocolate syrup.
  • Optionally, dust with orange and black sanding sugar.


Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 76mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 4485IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.5mg