Spicy Oatmeal Cupcakes

Spicy Oatmeal Cupcakes

Oatmeal is not just for breakfast anymore! These spiced oatmeal cupcakes are a delicious and comforting treat that can be enjoyed anytime. The warm spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger give these cupcakes a cozy and inviting flavor, while the oats add a satisfying texture.


  • Use dark brown sugar instead of light brown sugar for a more intense flavor.
  • Add chopped nuts or raisins to the batter for extra flavor and texture.
  • Top the cupcakes with a drizzle of caramel sauce or maple syrup.


These spiced oatmeal cupcakes will please everyone, from kids to adults. They are perfect for a quick and easy breakfast, a snack, or a dessert.


Spicy Oatmeal Cupcakes

Spicy Oatmeal Cupcakes
This handwritten recipe for Spicy Oatmeal Cupcakes comes from Family Circle's April 24, 1978 edition. Make these spiced cupcakes with cake flour, oats, light brown sugar, granulated sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, shortening, milk, and eggs.
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  • 1 1/2 cups Sifted Cake Flour
  • 1 cup Quick Cooking Oats
  • 3/4 cup Firmly Packed Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Allspice
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 Eggs


  • Combine first 9 ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Add shortening and 3/4 cup milk.
  • Beat at low speed
  • Add remaining 1/4 cup milk and eggs and continue to beat.
  • Fill paper lined muffin cups half full.
  • Bake in a 375-degree oven for 20 minutes.
  • Frost with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting

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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cupcake, Spice Cake, Spiced

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