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Combine your favorite flavors from spring and fall in one delicious cupcake. Start with lemon cake batter, then top with apple pie-spiced cream cheese frosting for a surefire bake sale winner.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

25 mins
25 mins
24 cupcakes


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line twenty-four 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside. Prepare cake mix according to package directions for cupcakes. Spoon batter into prepared cups, filling each about 1/2 to 2/3 full. Bake according to package directions. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from cups and cool completely.

  • For frosting, stir together cream cheese frosting and apple pie spice. Spread over each cupcake. Use a serrated knife to cut each cookie in half. Insert the cut side of each cookie half into a cupcake.

Nutrition Facts

183 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 2mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 33g; sugars 24g; protein 1g; niacin equivalents 0.6mg; folate 16.1mcg; sodium 198mg; potassium 23mg; calcium 444.3mg; iron 0.5mg.