Celebrate the season of all things apple cinnamon with these amazing cupcakes! They'll make your kitchen smell amazing, and your taste buds will thank you.

Apple Cinnamon Cupcakes [Vegan]

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Cooking Time

20

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Ingredients

Cupcakes:

  • 1 box vegan cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter softened
  • 2 vegan eggs
  • 1/4 cup soy milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened plain coconut yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1/2 cup gala apple peeled and diced into small pieces

Frosting:

  • 1 stick vegan butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tablespoons soy milk
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Preparation

Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place cupcake liners in a regular size cupcake pan.
  3. In a bowl beat the vegan eggs.
  4. Add the butter and continue to beat.
  5. Add the soy milk, vanilla extract, yogurt and continue mixing.
  6. Add the cupcake mix and cinnamon until smooth and creamy.
  7. Fold in the apple to the batter until evenly distributed.
  8. Pour the batter into the cupcake pan filling each cup about two thirds full.
  9. Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Remove from oven and let cool.
  11. Spread frosting over each cupcake and sprinkle some cinnamon on top.

Frosting:

  1. In a bowl, mix all of the ingredients except for the soy milk with an electric mixer on low speed.
  2. If the frosting is too thick, gradually add in 1 tablespoon of soy milk at a time.
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