Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Recipe by luvmybge
READY IN: 40mins


  • 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


  • 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.