Banana Spice Cupcakes

Banana Spice Cupcakes

Tags: Cakes, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Ready Time: 90 min
  • Yield: 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 package Pillsbury® Moist Supreme® Cinnamon Bun Flavored Premium Cake Mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed very ripe bananas (about 3 bananas)
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 container Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Cinnamon Bun Flavored Frosting
  • Ground cinnamon, pecan halves or walnut halves (optional)

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350° F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups.
  • BEAT cake mix, water, oil and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Beat in mashed bananas. Stir in nuts. Divide evenly into prepared muffin cups. Bake 19 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  • BEAT cream cheese and frosting in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Place in large heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. Make a 1/2-inch cut off one corner of bag. Pipe frosting in a circular pattern on top of each cupcake to create a swirl. Chill. Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired. Garnish each with a pecan half, if desired.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/16 of cake), Calories 290 (Calories from Fat 140), Total Fat 16g (Saturated Fat 2.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 260mg, Total Carbohydrate 43g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 5g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 4%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.