Spiced Applesauce Cupcakes

Recipe by Hey Jude
READY IN: 35mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt until very well combined; set aside.
  • In a mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy; add egg and beat until fluffy.
  • Stir in applesauce.
  • Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well blended; stir in nuts.
  • Spoon batter into paper-lined or well-greased 2 1/2-inch muffin pans, filling each about 2/3 full.
  • Bake in a 350°oven until tops spring back when lightly touched (20-25 min).
  • let cool in pans on wire racks for about 5 minutes.
  • Prepare Apple Glaze, carefully remove cupcakes, place on racks and brush with glaze.
  • Apple Glaze: mix powdered sugar and apple juice until smoothly blended and of a good brushing consistency.
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