Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cajeta Frosting


Yellow cake mix  (plus ingredients on the package directions) Pumpkin pie spice Pumpkin purée Powdered sugar Cajeta or dulce de leche Cream cheese softened Butter softened Ground cinnamon Vanilla Heavy whipping cream

Make the cupcakes


Prepare the cake mix as directed, but include the pumpkin pie spice and substitute the can of pumpkin purée for the water called for in the cake box directions. Divide the batter evenly into the prepared muffin tins and bake until the toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.

Make the cajeta frosting


In the meantime, in a medium-size mixing bowl, whip the cream cheese, cajeta, butter, vanilla, and cinnamon. Whip until everything is well blended. Add the powdered sugar and whipping cream, little by little. Then, beat until fluffy.

Top with the frosting 


Add the frosting to the top of each of the cupcakes. A decadent dessert lovers dream come true, enjoy!

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