This week here on From Blah to Ta-daa! we'll be showcasing Halloween Treats! It's such an excitement filled week for our kiddos and truly a time of 'treats' as well. At our house it is tradition to make caramel apples Halloween Morning. I chose a new recipe to try this year that shares the same flavors.
Caramel Apple Cupcakes
(recipe found on the Kaboose website)
2 cups sugar
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
3/4 cup vegetable oil
2 apples, peeled and shredded
2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
1.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 (12 cup) cupcake pans with cupcake liners. (I found adorable Halloween cupcake liners decorated with pumpkins, ghosts and bats!)
2.) In a large mixing bowl, with an electric mixer, beat sugar and eggs together until slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Add flour, milk, oil, shredded apple, baking powder, and vanilla and beat for another minute, just until the batter is smooth and creamy. Don't over beat. Pour batter into the prepared cupcake pan(s). (I find it easier to fill a glass measuring cup, with handle and spout, and 'pour' the batter into the cupcake liners)
3.) Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the tops are golden and a toothpick poked into the center of the layer comes out clean. (In our oven, 30 minutes was perfect)
4.) Allow cupcakes to cool before icing. This recipe made exactly 24 cupcakes.