Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted by alannak on Oct 29 2007 | Muffins and Cupcakes

Lord almighty, these cupcakes are superb. I’d been searching for an autumny cupcake recipe to crown my meal, and I was so excited when I found one on a blog that I have recently been reading obsessively, Pinch My Salt. Now, ordinarily, I would have had to modify a recipe like this one to cut fat, but here it was already done for me! In the spirit of Halloween, I topped some of them with these hilarious googly-eye gummy candies, and the rest with candy corn, as the recipe suggests.

Here are some wonderful things about this recipe:
1) The cake part is not too crumbly and dry; thanks to the canned pumpkin and yogurt, it is moist and soft and chewy
2) The pumpkin flavor: subtle, unexpected, pleasing
3) Best frosting ever
4) Easiest frosting ever
5) Chocolate

I’d say more, but I think we’d all rather look at the pretty pictures. Click here for the recipe!


5 comments for now

5 Responses to “Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting”

  1. Nicole

    I’m so glad you liked the recipe and I LOVE the giant googly eyes :-)

    29 Oct 2007 at 5:52 am

  2. JennDZ - The Leftover Queen

    Those are some great halloween cupcakes! They are similar to something I made for the holiday – I will be posting mine soon! Love to see people in the spirit!

    Welcome to The Foodie Blogroll!

    29 Oct 2007 at 11:25 am

  3. Jessica

    When they say the best frosting ever, they really mean it. Seriously, I ate these cupcakes and they were phenomenal.

    30 Oct 2007 at 1:12 am

  4. Kate

    Hey i made cupcakes too ! but chocolate n squash …but these defi qualify for Halloween with those eye balls on top :)

    31 Oct 2007 at 12:18 pm

  5. s.j.simon

    lol. did you know that chocolate was banned in switzerland for many years. read this

    15 Nov 2007 at 7:40 pm

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