Caramel Apple Cupcakes
1 Full box Dassant American Pie Applesauce Cake mix
2 large eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups chopped juicy apples
Store bought vanilla frosting
Store bought caramel sauce
1/2 to 1 cup chopped walnuts
12 popsicle sticks
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Line standard muffin tins with decorative paper liners.
Combine eggs, oil, and chopped apples. Add mix.
Fold together until dry ingredients are moistened.
Batter will be sticky and lumpy. [During baking, mix will continue to absorb the natural moisture from the apples.]
Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until inserted toothpick come out clean. Remove from oven, cooling in tins for 10 minutes.
Transfer to cooling rack and cool completely before decorating.
Sprinkle with walnuts and drizzle with caramel sauce.
Stick a popsicle stick in the middle for decoration.