Surprise Pumpkin Cupcakes

Taste of Home

Ready in: 45 minutes
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24
Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    Baking
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    Baking
  • 1 cup canola oil
    Oil, Vinegar, Salad Dressing
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional
    Baking
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
    Cheese
  • 1 egg
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 4 eggs
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
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  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
    Baking
  • 1/3 cup sugar
    Baking

Steps

  • In a large bowl, beat the pumpkin, sugar, oil and eggs until well blended. In small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into pumpkin mixture until blended.
  • For filling, another small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  • Add egg; beat on low just until combined.
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups one-third full. Drop filling by tablespoonfuls into center of each cupcake. Cover with remaining batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the pumpkin portion comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 140.22  cal  (7.01%)
  • Fat: 5.2  g  (7.99%)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.22  g  (13.88%)
  • Carbohydrates: 20.88  g  (6.96%)
  • Sugar: 11.55  g  (12.83%)
  • Cholesterol: 44.49  mg  (14.83%)
  • Sodium: 139.0  mg  (6.04%)
  • Protein: 2.99  g  (5.98%)
  • Vitamin A: 2934.43  IU  (58.69%)
  • Selenium: 6.71  µg  (9.59%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.12  mg  (6.87%)
  • Phosphorus: 68.62  mg  (6.86%)
  • Folate: 26.55  µg  (6.64%)
  • Manganese: 0.13  mg  (6.61%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.09  mg  (6.11%)
  • Iron: 0.97  mg  (5.41%)
  • Vitamin K: 3.89  µg  (3.7%)
  • Calcium: 36.81  mg  (3.68%)
  • Fiber: 0.89  g  (3.56%)
  • Vitamin B3: 0.7  mg  (3.51%)
  • Vitamin E: 0.48  mg  (3.23%)
  • Vitamin B5: 0.31  mg  (3.11%)
  • Potassium: 107.95  mg  (3.08%)
  • Copper: 0.04  mg  (2.19%)
  • Magnesium: 8.52  mg  (2.13%)
  • Zinc: 0.28  mg  (1.84%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.11  µg  (1.75%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.03  mg  (1.68%)
  • Vitamin D: 0.24  µg  (1.6%)

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