Spiced Apple Cider Cupcakes

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This recipe was inspired by all of my favorite flavors and scents. I love the way that food wraps people up and makes them feel comfortable and loved. Warm vanilla, spicy cinnamon, and delicious apples all combine to create this cozy cupcake.

I think one of the best…and most delicious….ways to say, “I love you,” is to fix a special dessert for the special ones in my life. Their smiles after the first bite are all I need to feel loved right back!

Spiced Apple Cider Cupcakes
makes 2 dozen cupcakes
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 3 whole eggs + 3 yolks
  • teaspoons of vanilla
  • ¾ cup of apple cider
  • ½ cup of unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 ¾ cups flour
  • teaspoons of baking powder
  • teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • teaspoons of cinnamon
Cream butter and sugar for several minutes until very well combined. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Stir in apple cider and applesauce.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients one cup at a time.
Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full of batter and bake at 350 degrees for 23-25 minutes.
For an amazing Spiced Apple Cider Buttercream and tips on how to finish these cupcakes off perfectly, make sure you visit the original post for the complete recipe!
As a huge fan of how dessert finishes off a meal, I love eMeals newest plan! With their Dessert Plan, getting something a little extra special on the table is a no brainer. So fun, so thoughtful, so delicious, and so easy!
In the meantime, why don’t you give these Spiced Apple Cider Cupcakes a try? I know your family will love them!

Rebecca Ishum has been an avid baker for as long as she can remember, and has spent time baking professionally in the past. Now, she is stay at home mom, a blogger, and a freelance writer. Even though her hands are now full raising quadruplets, she still makes time to get into the kitchen and whip up something sweet for her family. You can find out more about her and her husband’s adventures raising quadruplets, along with favorite recipes on her blog: www.abeautifulruckus.com.

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