Pumpkin Kahlua Cupcakes
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Pumpkin Kahlua Cupcakes

Sweet and moist pumpkin cupcakes topped with a light and fluffy Kahlua whipped frosting!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 24 Cupcakes + 10 mini cupcakes
Author: Rebecca Hubbell

Ingredients

Cupcakes:

  • 1 box Spice Cake Mix
  • 1 Package Instant Pumpkin Spice Pudding Mix
  • 1 cup Canned Pumpkin Pie Mix or Canned Pumpkin, but add 1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil

Frosting:

Instructions

Cupcakes:

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Line cupcake pan with liners.
  • Combine all cupcake ingredients in a large bowl or stand mixer and beat until combined.
  • Add about 2 tbsp of batter to each liner so they're 1/2 - 3/4 full.
  • Reduce heat to 350 F.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes until toothpick comes clean.
  • Let set in pan for a couple minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

Frosting:

  • Whip heavy cream, confectioners' sugar, pudding mix and vanilla extract until cream starts to get light and fluffy.
  • Add Kahlua in near the end of the whipping and whip until stiff peak form.
  • Pipe onto cooled cupcakes and dust with Pumpkin Pie Spice.

Notes

If you can't find the Pumpkin Spice Pudding Mix, sub in Vanilla Pudding Mix and add a tsp of Pumpkin Pie Spice.