Giant Cupcake Pumpkin

“Make a smiley statement by decorating a whole tray of cupcakes. Once everyone’s seen the big picture, they can all take a treat.” —Gena Lott, Ogden, Utah

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Servings Prep Time Cook Time
26cupcakes 35minutes 20minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
26cupcakes 35minutes
Cook Time
20minutes + cooling
Portions: cupcakes
Portions: cupcakes
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line 26 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pumpkin, water and eggs; beat on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium 2 minutes. Stir in chocolate chips. Fill prepared cups two-thirds full.
  3. Bake 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. In a large bowl, beat frosting and flavouring; tint frosting orange. Arrange cupcakes on a large platter, forming a pumpkin. Spread frosting over cupcakes. Decorate with Reese's Pieces as desired.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 cupcake (calculated without candies): 256 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 215mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 1g fibre), 2g protein.