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Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Trick or Treat? This one's a treat! Get in the spirit of the season with these deliciously cute pumpkin cupcakes, complete with pretzel stems and cream cheese frosting - perfect for Fall and Halloween! Prep Time: 45 min Cook Time: 18 min Yield: 24 Cupcakes INGREDIENTS  Cupcakes 12 Tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/3 cups sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup McSteven's Pumpkin Cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt Frosting and Decorations Pretzel rods 12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 cups powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract Orange and Green food coloring INSTRUCTIONS Cupcakes Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and...

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Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cake

The Fall season has finally begun, and we all know what that means - Pumpkin Spice! We enjoy it in our drinks and our candles, and now we can enjoy it in our cake too! This Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cake is the perfect blend of cocoa, pumpkin and spices, and topped with a delicious butter and cream cheese frosting. So grab your latte, gather your ingredients, and let's get baking! Prep Time: 20 min Total Time: 1 hr 30 min (includes cooling time) Yield: 8 slices INGREDIENTS Cake 1 1/4 cups sifted cake flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4...

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