This is the time of year when we start making those yummy caramel apples. Who would of ever thought a cupcake could be made to taste and look just like a caramel apple? You can even taste the apples in the cupcake. This is a very fun recipe I found on The Recipe Critic. You can make these sensational Caramel Apple Cupcakes for your Halloween treats. Your friends and family will be so impressed!
- 1 1/4 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs, room temperature
- 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 2-3 Granny Smith or Rome apples (about 1 pound), peeled and shredded
- 1-1/2 cups chewy caramel candies
- 1 Tablespoon heavy cream
Preheat oven to 350o F. Line a cupcake pan with baking liners. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Grate your apples to ensure you’ll get an apple with every bite of caramel. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, brown sugar and granulated sugars until smooth. Whisk in the oil and vanilla. Stir into the flour mixture until just combined; stir in the apples.