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Apple Pumpkin Cupcakes

For cake: Spoon batter into a sprayed 9×13 cake pan at 350° F for 30-35 minutes or till a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. A Bush’s Beans recipe.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 12


  • 1 can 16 oz BUSH’S® Country Style Baked Beans
  • 1 pkg 16.25 oz spice cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup classic applesauce
  • 1 can 15 oz pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • Frosting: 1/2 4 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter 1/2 stick
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Remove the bacon from the can of Country Style Baked Beans. Pour the can of beans and sauce into a blender and puree.
  • Combine the cake mix, use ¾ cup of the pureed beans (discard small amount of remaining puree) and 3 eggs in a mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Add the applesauce and pumpkin and mix well till all ingredients are combined.
  • Use cupcake pans with paper liners. Fill 2/3 full.
  • Bake at 350° for 12- 15 minutes or till a wooden pick comes out clean.
  • Makes 2-3 dozen cupcakes.
  • For the frosting, mix the softened cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and powdered sugar together.
  • Top cupcakes with cream cheese frosting (optional).