• Cooking Time: 18-20
  • Servings: 12 Cupcakes
  • Preparation Time: 18-20


  • For Cupcakes
  • Full box Dassant American Pie Applesauce Cake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • For Topping
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon apple extract
  • Touch of nutmeg (optional)


  • For Cupcakes
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line standard muffin tins with decorative paper liners.
  • Combine eggs, oil, and applesauce in medium size bowl. Add mix.
  • Gently whisk together until smooth.
  • Divide batter into paper liners filling 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until an inserted cake tester comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven, cooling in tins for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to cooling rack and cool completely before decorating.
  • For Topping
  • Combine butter, apple cider, powdered sugar, and apple extract, whisking together until smooth and creamy.
  • Fill Ziploc® bag, snip off bottom corner, and using a circular motion gently squeeze frosting on each cupcake top.
  • Sprinkle nutmeg on top for garnish (optional).


Categories: Cupcakes 

Author Credit: Dassant

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