Apple Butter Cupcakes

You don't need additional seasonings when you have the pleasant spiciness of apple butter.



by 5  people


add your rating
add a comment
 
savings in
 
Ingredients
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1 3/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1 1/2  teaspoons 
    baking powder
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  cup 
    margarine or butter
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   cup 
    sugar
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   
    egg
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   cup 
    apple butter
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   tablespoons 
    lemon juice
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  5  ounce can 
    (2/3 cup) evaporated milk
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   
    recipe Penuche Frosting (recipe follows ) (optional)
Penuche Frosting
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  cup 
    margarine or butter
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   cup 
    packed brown sugar
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/4  cup 
    milk
  • see savings
    On Sale
    3 1/2  cups 
    powdered sugar


Directions
1.
In a small mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; set aside. In a medium mixing bowl beat margarine or butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Beat in apple butter and vanilla. Stir lemon juice into milk (mixture will curdle). Add flour mixture and milk mixture alternately to apple butter mixture, beating on low to medium speed after each addition just until combined.
2.
Grease muffin cups or line with paper bake cups; fill two-thirds full. Bake in a 350 degrees F. oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centers comes out clean. Cool on wire racks. If desired, frost with Penuche Frosting. Makes 24 cupcakes.
Penuche Frosting
1.
In a small saucepan melt 1/2 cup margarine or butter; stir in 1 cup packed brown sugar. Cook and stir until bubbly. Remove from the heat. Add 1/4 cup milk; stir until smooth. Add 3-1/2 cups powdered sugar; beat by hand until of spreading consistency. Frost cooled cupcakes immediately. (If frosting thickens, stir in hot water, a few drops at a time, until of spreading consistency again.)

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 134, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 11, carb. (g) 22, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (RE) 52, vit. C (mg) 1, sodium (mg) 151, calcium (mg) 30, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
Related Recipe
Baby
Baby's First Applesauce Cupcakes

Personalize each cupcake by piping the letters of each child's name onto candy-coated chocolate pieces and inserting the candies into the frosting. This applesauce spice cake recipe creates a fun and fragrant dessert.

 Articles
Rustic Apple and Sweet Potato Tart: Healthy and Delicious!
... away from baking if the mood strikes you! For times like these, this rustic sweet potato and apple tart... is the perfect recipe to try. With only two tablespoons of butter and three of sugar, not to mention a whole... to admit, I was a little nervous about making a pie crust with only two tablespoons of butter (my usual... read more...
TGIF Cocktail! How to Make a Ground Apple Sour
... that we're happy to sip well into the new year. How did you come up with Ground Apple Sour? It's a play... Michael Pryzdzial's Ground Apple Sour 1 whole egg white or 1 ounce liquid egg whites 1/2 ounce rich simple... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products