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Apple Spice Babycakes

Turn boxed cake mix into delicious cupcakes topped with apple pie filling, homemade streusel and vanilla ice cream.

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  1. Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease or line twenty-four 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper baking cups and set aside.

  2. Step 2
    Chop one can of LUCKY LEAF® Premium Apple Pie Filling into bite-sized chunks. Reserve 1/2-cup of LUCKY LEAF® Premium Apple Pie Filling for topping.

  3. Step 3
    In a large mixing bowl combine cake mix, eggs and LUCKY LEAF® Premium Apple Pie Filling. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes (batter will be thick).

  4. Step 4
    Fill prepared muffin cups about 2/3 full with cake batter. Bake about 20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched.

  5. Step 5
    Cool in cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from cups and cool completely.

  6. Step 6
    For streusel: In a small skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar and stir to combine. Add pretzels and pecans. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.

  7. Step 7
    Place each cupcake on a dessert dish. If using paper cups, pull paper down around bottom of cupcake. Top cupcake with a small scoop of ice cream, then top with reserved LUCKY LEAF® Premium Apple Pie Filling and streusel.

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