Baby's First Applesauce Cupcakes

Recipe by Mom2Rose
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READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line twenty-four 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with foil bake cups or paper bake cups; Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, apple pie spice, and baking soda; Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds.
  • Add sugar and vanilla; beat until well combined.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • In a large measuring cup, combine applesauce and buttermilk.
  • Alternately add applesauce mixture and flour mixture to butter mixture, beating on low speed after each addition just until combined.
  • Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each about one-half to two-thirds full.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near centers of cakes comes out clean.
  • Cool cakes in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes.
  • Remove cupcakes from pans and cool thoroughly on racks.
  • Tint frosting with liquid food coloring or paste as desired.
  • Frost cupcakes and decorate with candy sprinkles, nonpareils, and candy-coated chocolate pieces, as desired.
  • Makes 24 cupcakes.
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