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This caramel apple cupcake recipe features two all-time favorite flavors to make moist, delicious treats!
Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, 4 tablespoons half & half and 2 tablespoons butter in 1 1/2 quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved (4 to 5 minutes). Remove from heat. Stir in enough powdered sugar for desired frosting consistency, adding additional half & half, if necessary. Stir in vanilla. Frost cupcakes.
* Substitute 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg and a pinch of ground allspice.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
I was not a fan of this recipe. I thought they were too dry, frosting too sweet. Like a creamier frosting better. Couldn't really taste the apple in these cupcake's. Will not make again.
These were terrible! They had no taste at all! I have used many recipes on this site with great success, but this was not one of them!
These were good. Frosting was a little too much vanilla
PERFECT! I changed a few things...added less powdered sugar (only added about 1 cup and a half) so it's not too sweet. Added way more apple spice. And added more vanilla extract into frosting. Substituted 1 cup of all purpose flour for cake flour. They are very soft and moist inside and frosting is excellent.
Great recipe. Kids love it at school.
Can't go wrong putting caramel and apple together. This recipe is so easy and the cupcakes are delicious. They would adapt to any frosting or icing recipe.
I made these for a group of friends and everyone loved them. The texture was nice, you would never know that there were apple pieces in them. Only complaint was the icing was a little too sweet so I used just a little less of it on the second batch. Great fall snack!
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Once the temperature drops a few degrees, I’m in full-on fall foods mode. Pumpkin bars, apple crisp, cranberry bread…you name it, I’m making it. However, most of it revolves around sweets. Why doesn’t dinner get a fair chance?
Once the temperature drops a few degrees, I’m in full-on fall foods mode. Pumpkin bars, apple crisp, cranberry bread…you name it, I’m making it. However, most of it revolves around sweets. Why doesn’t dinner get a fair chance? More ...
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