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Apple Cider Cupcakes With Maple Frosting

Apple Cider Cupcakes With Maple Frosting

Prep: 10 min
Bake: 15 min
Yields: 15 cupcakes

For cupcakes:
1 Foodstirs Organic Simply Sweet Vanilla Cake Mix
2 eggs
5 Tbsp butter, melted
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 cup apple cider

For frosting:
1 Foodstirs Organic Frosting Mix
3 Tbsp unsalted butter
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1 Tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp cinnamon
*Cinnamon and nutmeg to garnish



Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, melted butter and brown sugar until thickened, then add apple cider and organic cake mix and blend until smooth. 

Divide batter evenly into the cupcake liners and bake 13-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool cupcakes completely on a wire rack.

To make the frosting, use and an electric hand blender to mix the butter and cream cheese together in a medium sized bowl. Beat on high for one minute until fluffy. Add maple syrup, cinnamon and frosting mix and blend a minute more until smooth.

Place frosting into a piping bag or plastic storage bag fitted with a star tip. Pipe frosting onto each cupcake and garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg.