"An Apple Cupcake a day keeps the doctor away" -Red Compassion, Red Love, Red Hate & Austinandallycupcake38795

Quote inspired by quote "An Apple a Day Keeps the doctor away" -Benjamin Franklin


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


  • Prepare cake batter according to package directions; fold in apples.
  • Fill 12 greased or paper-lined jumbo muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 350° 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.
  • 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.

Makes: 1 dozen or 12 cupcakes.

Recipe from:Taste of Home Caramel Apple Cupcakes

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