Yellow Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pumpkin cupcakes? Say what? Not many of us adore this vegetable but the story changes when a dash of pumpkin puree is added to the cupcake batter! A best way to feed the kids nutritious yellow pumpkins! They will definitely come back for more!

Preparation Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Line a 12 muffin pan with cupcake wrappers.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and ground ginger.
  3. Mix well and set aside.
  4. Cream the butter. Add the sugar and beat well using a hand mixer.
  5. Add the eggs, one by one. Beat further.
  6. Add the pumpkin puree. Beat for 2-3 minutes. Finally add the vanilla extract.
  7. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Fold well.
  8. Pour into the prepared muffin pan. Bake for 20 minutes.
  9. For the frosting, beat the cream cheese and butter for 2 minutes until smooth.
  10. Add the icing sugar and beat for another 2 minutes. Add the vanilla extract and beat again.
  11. Allow the pumpkin cupcakes to cook on a wire rack.
  12. Smear the prepared frosting over the cupcakes using an offset spatula.
  13. To finish off, sprinkle pumpkin seeds.

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