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Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes

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Ingredients that you will need:

  • 1 sugar pumpkin, peeled and seeded
  • 1/2 cup , or canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 seven ounce packages almond paste
  • Gel food color, orange, brown, and green
  • Cream cheese frosting

First we grate the pumpkin in a food processor,and we add the pumpkin puree and pecans.Then in a food processor we mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves.In the mix we add oil and eggs and mix until is smooth,then we add the pumping mix and combine.Then we preheat the oven,and we bake the cupcakes for about 25 minutes,then we let it cool.The next step is the marzipan pumpking.We tint two-thirds almond paste orange,then we add food color until we have the color that we what.Then we Tint a quarter of remaining paste brown and the rest green,and we make shape live leaves,pumpkins.For the marzipan pumpkin we start by using a small rolling pin, roll out green almond paste ,use a leaf cutter to cut out leaf shapes. We use  the palms of your hand, shape orange into three-quarter-inch globes. Use a toothpick to poke holes in tops of pumpkins and to press creases from top to bottom,then we attach leaves and stems to tops with a bit of frosting.We decorate the cupcakes with frosting and marzipan pumpkins.Enjoy!

Recipe Inspire by:

http://www.marthastewart.com/263930/pumpkin-patch-cupcakes?czone=holiday%2Fhalloween-center%2Fhalloween-center-desserts&gallery=274565&slide=263930&center=276965

http://www.duncanhines.com/recipes/cupcakes/dh/pumpkin-patch-cupcakes

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