Caramel Apple Cupcakes - Carolina Country

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

3.7/5 rating (3 votes)
Caramel Apple Cupcakes


  • 1 package (18ΒΌ ounces) spice cake mix or 1 package (18 ounces) carrot cake mix
  • 2 cups chopped, peeled tart apples
  • 20 caramels
  • 3 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 12 popsicle sticks


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Prepare cake batter according to package directions; fold in apples.

  3. Fill 12 greased or paper-lined jumbo muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

  4. In a small saucepan, cook the caramels and milk over low heat until smooth. Spread over cupcakes. Sprinkle with pecans. Insert a wooden stick into the center of each cupcake.

Recipe courtesy of

Taste of Home

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