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Pumpkin Brownie Cupcakes

These Pumpkin Brownie Cupcakes are simple to prepare and wow all of your guests! Great for Fall and Holiday baking!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best pumpkin recipes, brownie cupcake recipe, brownie cupcakes, easy pumpkin dessert, easy pumpkin muffins, pumpkin brownies, pumpkin cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 27 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 383kcal
Author Jenny
Cost 10


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/2 cups dry brownie mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk or regular milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 15 ounce can pumpkin such as Libby’s
  • 2 sticks/1 cup unsalted softened butter
  • 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 24 cupcake cups with liners.
  • Place cake mix, brownie mix, oil, sour cream, buttermilk, eggs and pumpking into stand mixer. Beat until well combined, about 1-2 minutes. Scoop batter into lined cups 3/4 full. Bake for 22-27 minutes, until baked through. Remove and let cool completely.
  • While cupcakes are cooling, place butter into stand mixer and beat until creamy. Slowly add powdered sugar until you’ve got a nice consistency. Stir in vanilla bean seeds and milk until smooth. Frost over cupcakes and top with mini chocolate chips.


Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 2848IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 2mg