Fun Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Fun Caramel Apple Cupcakes created by DeliciousAsItLooks watch icons / play

This recipe is from Quick Cooking - September/October 2001. I use the paper liners for the jumbo muffin pans because it makes for easier transporting of the cupcakes. They seem to stay fresher, too. These are great for a bake sale or even for a Halloween party.

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ingredients

  • 1 package spice cake mix or 1 package carrot cake mix
  • 2 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 20 caramels (unwrapped)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 12 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 12 wooden popsicle sticks

directions

  • Prepare cake batter according to package directions; fold in apples.
  • Fill 12 greased or paper-lined jumbo muffin cups (Texas-size) three-fourths full.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F.
  • for 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • In a saucepan, melt the caramels and milk over low heat until smooth.
  • Cool for a little bit so when you ice the cupcakes the caramel won't drip down the sides.
  • Spread caramel over cupcakes.
  • Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Insert a wooden stick into the center of each cupcake.
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"This recipe is from Quick Cooking - September/October 2001. I use the paper liners for the jumbo muffin pans because it makes for easier transporting of the cupcakes. They seem to stay fresher, too. These are great for a bake sale or even for a Halloween party."

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  1. shaheenmohsin79
    Mohsin
  2. cakengiftsin
    Thanks for shairing this sooo wonderful article. Everyone can learn by this article. Again Thankyou sooo much!!!!
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  4. Pauline K.
    weasel this is amazing this cake is something
  5. DeliciousAsItLooks
    These were beautiful and delicious! The popsicle stick really made them cute and looking just like a caramel apple. My only complaint was with the caramel topping. It did melt and get soaked up by the cupcake after a while. So it's best to serve these right away and store any leftovers in the fridge.
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