Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting


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Side view of a single pumpkin cupcake with cinnamon buttercream frosting on a multicolored plate.
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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

All your favorite fall flavors are in these Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time18 minutes
Total Time23 minutes
Course: Cake & Cupcakes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting
Servings: 24
Calories: 324kcal
Author: half baked/ Michaela Kenkel


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1.2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • Cinnamon Butter Cream
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin pans with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl combine dry ingredients.
  • In mixer cream butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until creamy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.
  • Add dry ingredients and milk until combined.
  • Mix in pumpkin.
  • Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool.


  • Cream together butter, vanilla and cinnamon.
  • Gradually add powered sugar and milk, creaming together until well combined.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 247mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g

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  1. I am a fan of pumpkin muffins but I am in love with these with the cinnamon buttercream frosting. Yummy!

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