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Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Honey Frosting

  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

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Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Honey Frosting


For cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 180* C (350*F) Fan.
  • In a bowl, combine the buttermilk, pumpkin puree and vanilla. When completely combined, set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger powder, nutmeg, clove powder, salt and pepper.
  • In a mixer, using the whisk attachment beat the butter and 2 types of sugar until creamy and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time making sure each one is completely incorporated into the mixture before adding the next one.
  • Alternating between the flour and the butter mixture, add them to the mixer. Beginning and ending with the flour.
  • Divide batter into cupcake pan, taking care to fill them ¾ of the way.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

For frosting

  • Beat all of the ingredients in a mixer, until completely combined.
  • Put the frosting into a piping bag and frost the cupcakes.
  • Decorate with candied ginger.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
21 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
33 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
18 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
19 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
10 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
4 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
13 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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