Caramel Apple Cupcakes

“Take these extra special cupcakes to your next event and watch how quickly they disappear! With a caramel topping and spice cake base, they’re the perfect mix of two fall-favourite treats.” —Diane Halferty, Corpus Christi, Texas

Caramel Apple Cupcakes FeatureTaste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
1dozen 25minutes 20minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
1dozen 25minutes
Cook Time
20minutes + cooling
Portions: dozen
Portions: dozen
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line 12 jumbo muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions; fold in apples. Fill prepared cups three-fourths full. Bake until a toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans; cool completely on a wire rack.
  3. In a small saucepan, cook caramels and milk over low heat until smooth, stirring constantly. Spread over cupcakes. Sprinkle with pecans. Insert a wooden skewer in each.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 cupcake: 365 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 315mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fibre), 5g protein.