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Spice Cupcakes

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pumpkin-pie spice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), ground
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2) Lightly grease 12 muffin pan cups.

MAKING
3) In a large mixer bowl sift together flour, baking soda, and pumpkin-pie spice.
4) Fold in brown sugar, butter or margarine and milk.
5) Beat at low speed 1 1/2 minutes.
6) Stir in egg yolks and vanilla and beat for 1 1/2 minutes.
7) Pour the batter in muffin-pan cups until half full.
8) Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in cakes comes out clean.
9) Place the pan over a wire racks and allow to cool the layers for 10 minutes

FINALIZING
10) In small bowl of mixer, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy-white.
11) While still beating, add in granulated sugar until meringue stands in firm peaks.
12) Fold in nuts; spread over cupcakes.
13) Broil, 6 inches from heat, for 4 minutes, or until golden.

SERVING
14) Serve at room temperature dusted with icing sugar if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Vanilla
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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