Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes
- 20 min
- Cook Time: 20 min
- Total Time: 40 min
- Yield: 12 cupcakes
Why order a cupcake with your PSL when you can combine the two to create these perfect Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes?
1 cup boiling water
4 tea bags of chai tea
3 tbsp coconut oil, melted and slightly cooled
1 box of Simple Mills Pumpkin Muffin Mix
3/4 cup Simple Mills Vanilla Frosting, divided and at room temperature
1/4 cup goji berries
1/4 cup water
1/8 cup pureed purple sweet potato
1/4 - 1/2 tsp charcoal
MAKE the cupcakes: place the tea bags in a mug with the boiling water and let them sit for 10 minutes. Let cool completely
PREHEAT oven to 350ºF and grease a muffin pan or line with paper liners
PREPARE pumpkin muffins according to instructions on the box, using the chai water instead of regular water
POUR batter into prepared muffin pan, filling each cup 2/3 full
BAKE for 20 minutes or until tester comes out clean; cool completely before frosting
MAKE the frostings: soak goji berries in water for 20 minutes
PUREE the berries and water in a blender.
STRAIN into a small mixing bowl using a fine mesh strainer to remove seeds
ADD in a separate bowl, 1/4 cup of frosting and 1 1/2 tsp of goji puree. Mix homogeneous orange color is obtained. ADD more coloring if desired; set aside
MAKE the purple frosting: in another small bowl, add 1/4 cup of frosting and the pureed sweet potato.
MIX until homogeneous; set aside
MAKE the black frosting: in another small bowl, add 1/4 cup of frosting and the activated charcoal. Mix until homogeneous; set aside.