Amanda's Gingerbread Cupcakes Recipe

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Amanda's Gingerbread Cupcakes
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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Place paper baking cup in each of 18 regular size muffin cups.
  2. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, butter, molasses, and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, the allspice and water. Spoon about 1/4 C batter into each muffin cup.
  3. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  4. Beat cream cheese, 1/4 C butter, the lemon peel, 1 tsp cinnamon and the vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, on low speed until smooth. Beat in milk 1 tsp at a time, until spreadable.
  5. Pipe or spread a generous amount of frosting on top of each cupcake. Store covered in refrigerator.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2694.67 Kcal (11282 kJ)
Calories from fat 1187.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 132g 203%
Cholesterol 120.79mg 40%
Sodium 3883.49mg 162%
Potassium 5477.98mg 117%
Total Carbs 356.59g 119%
Sugars 205.9g 824%
Dietary Fiber 5.98g 24%
Protein 29.68g 59%
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 4.9mg 27%
Calcium 387.8mg 39%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 437.81 Kcal (1833 kJ)
Calories from fat 193.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.45g 203%
Cholesterol 19.62mg 40%
Sodium 630.96mg 162%
Potassium 890.02mg 117%
Total Carbs 57.94g 119%
Sugars 33.45g 824%
Dietary Fiber 0.97g 24%
Protein 4.82g 59%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 2%
Iron 0.8mg 27%
Calcium 63mg 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 64.1
  • 75

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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