Spice Cupcakes Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time35 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishSpeciality
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Cake flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pumpkin-pie spice1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Milk2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Eggs2 , separated
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cream of tartar1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Granulated sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Pecans1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), ground

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3074 Calories from Fat 1171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g205.4%

Saturated Fat 65.8 g328.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 679.9 mg

Sodium 898.2 mg37.4%

Total Carbohydrates 443 g147.8%

Dietary Fiber 26.5 g106.1%

Sugars 260.4 g

Protein 52 g104.8%

Vitamin A 69.5% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 43.7% Iron 16.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2) Lightly grease 12 muffin pan cups.

MAKING
3) In a large mixer bowl sift together flour, baking soda, and pumpkin-pie spice.
4) Fold in brown sugar, butter or margarine and milk.
5) Beat at low speed 1 1/2 minutes.
6) Stir in egg yolks and vanilla and beat for 1 1/2 minutes.
7) Pour the batter in muffin-pan cups until half full.
8) Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in cakes comes out clean.
9) Place the pan over a wire racks and allow to cool the layers for 10 minutes

FINALIZING
10) In small bowl of mixer, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy-white.
11) While still beating, add in granulated sugar until meringue stands in firm peaks.
12) Fold in nuts; spread over cupcakes.
13) Broil, 6 inches from heat, for 4 minutes, or until golden.

SERVING
14) Serve at room temperature dusted with icing sugar if desired.
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