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Yummy Fall Cupcakes

Sharing my Yummy Fall Cupcakes with you today! This simple cupcake recipe gets rave reviews from everyone and it is so simple to prepare!

A Simple Cupcake Recipe

My simple cupcake recipe is about to be your new favorite for this time of year. It has just the right amount of spice that you are going to love! I use a box cake mix and jazz it up to make it amazing. Your family and friends are going to love it! Be sure to follow Picky Palate on Instagram for sneak peeks of what’s coming next to the blog!

How To Prepare Fall Cupcake Recipe

A Simple Cupcake Recipe

You’re going to start with a spice cake mix and add some extra ingredients to make the cupcakes unbelievable soft and delicious.

A Simple Cupcake Recipe

Use a stand mixer or large mixing bowl to beat the cake mix until well combined. The batter will be thick.

A Simple Cupcake Recipe

Use a medium cookie scoop to scoop batter into cupcake lined muffin tins.

A Simple Cupcake Recipe

Fill about 3/4 full and bake for about 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean when tested in the center of the cupcakes.


A Simple Cupcake Recipe

Let cupcakes cool completely and prepare a simple cream cheese frosting. When cupcakes are cooled, frost cupcakes and dust with a bit of cinnamon.

For more Picky Palate cupcake recipes try:

Two Ingredient Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

The Ultimate Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes 

Vanilla Spice Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, cupcakes, dessert, Fall Baking, holiday, thanksgiving
Servings: 18
Author: Jenny
  • 1 box spice cake mix
  • 1 small box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 Cup oil
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 1/2 Cup sour cream
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups prepared vanilla frosting such as Pillsbury
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon plus more to sprinkle on top
  1. To prepare cupcakes, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place all ingredients into stand or electric mixer and beat on medium for close to 2 minutes, batter will be thick. Scoop or spoon batter into 24 lined muffin tins and bake for 18-21 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from center.

  2. To prepare frosting, mix frosting, cream cheese and cinnamon until well combined. Spread over cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle additional cinnamon lightly over frosted cupcakes.

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A Simple Cupcake Recipe

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  1. 1
    fairway says:

    Good post. I certainly appreciate this site.
    Keep writing!

  2. 2
    Natalie says:

    These cupcakes look so delicious and perfect for Fall!

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