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Friday, October 29, 2010

Dracula cupcakes!

Just teasing! They were bloody red though and delicious!

Red velvet cake box mix with pumpkin (cupcakes or muffins and cookies, oh my!)

1 (18 1/4-ounce) package red velvet cake mix
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons butter, melted (but not hot, don't wanna cook the egg)
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin
1 heaping tablespoon Nutella (optional - I just had it on the counter)

Add the dry ingredients listed first to a mixing bowl. Scramble the egg and the 2nd set of ingredients together, then pour into the dry ingredients. I did not know how soft and easy pumpkin was to work with (it was my first time ever!), put in a whole can of it, with some Nutella (completely optional, it tastes good and was on the counter.. I have three jars that I won!). Mix all ingredients well.. then add to your choice: cupcake pan, drop on to cookie sheet, or even in a cake pan - so versatile!)
I baked at 350ºF for 18 minutes, but check at 15 minutes.

I might have added a dash of ground cloves, too! I forget.. but I brought icing with me to the mom's group/playdate and some mommies chose to lather these bad boys up with the icing -- YUM YUM!!!! Enjoy!

Oh and please vote HERE for my cutie, Ryder!!


Big Fat Mama said...

YUM! Those cupcakes look so good! Nice to meet you too! :)
Big Fat Mama

Jenn said...

This looks YUMMMMMY!!! Thanks for posting! You have some cute little helpers there, too! :)

Leslie said...

Thanks so much!