- 1 package (16 ounces) pound cake mix
- 1 cup canned pumpkin
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup water
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 can (16 ounces) cream cheese frosting
- 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, optional
- In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, pumpkin, eggs, water, pumpkin pie spice and baking soda; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes.
- Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
- Frost muffins. Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Reviews for Frosted Pumpkin Muffins
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"My very favorite cupcake recipe! I make my own cream cheese frosting. Thanks for posting!"
"Very good and so easy to make! I made these as mini muffins and it made 48. I substituted the pecans (nut allergy) w/ holiday sprinkles and they were a big hit!"
"Excellent. I make these "bite size" AND definitley make my own frosting. I'm not a fan of canned frosting for any recipe. Only problem. I eat TOO MANY cause they are so good.!!!"
"Quick and easy and Ohh soo gooood I make my own cream cheese frosting and these are excellent!!!"
"This is my absolute FAVORITE cupcake recipe of all time! They are so moist and delicious, everyone I have ever given them to adores them, even a self-proclaimed cupcake hater. Now he asks for these by name!"