Royal Icing Pumpkins
Ingredients
  • 1 box French Vanilla Cake mix
  • Ingredients to prepare mix
  • replace ½ the water with pumpkin puree
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
Instructions
  1. Prepare the mix according to package directions replacing ½ the water with pumpkin puree and adding 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice.
  2. Cool cupcakes completely before icing.
  3. Place pumpkin on frosting close to serving. The moisture of the frosting will soften the pumpkins, so don't apply them a day ahead of serving.
Notes
Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Frosting ½ cup butter ½ cup shortening 4 cups powdered sugar 2 tablespoons heavy cream 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ cup cocoa Beat butter add shortening, sugar, cream, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla and cocoa and mix until smooth.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2012/10/royal-icing-pumpkins.html