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Green Apple High Hat Cupcakes

     Green Apple High Hat Cupcakes are perfect for an easy fall treat!
    I’m in love with all things apple right now, so when LorAnn Oils asked if I was interested in trying out some of their specialty flavors, I was all for it! I got to try out their Green Apple and Butter Rum super strength flavors as well as their new Cinnamon Spice Bakery Emulsion. I thought that the combo of green apple and cinnamon spice was just perfect in these Green Apple High Hat Cupcakes!
    Green Apple High Hat Cupcakes are easy to make and are so fun to eat!
    First off, don’t be scared – I totally used a box mix. However, you’d never know from the extra flavor that I added! And I chopped up some green apple and added it to the cupcake mix. 
    Once the cupcakes were baked, it was time to pile them high with lots of frosting! The trick to high hat cupcakes is having thick frosting and then freezing them before dipping them.
    I used candy melts that I colored with green food coloring oil (don’t use water based colors) and added just two drops of the super strength apple flavor. That name doesn’t lie! Go easy with it. It’s SUPER flavorful!


    Green Apple High Hat Cupcakes drizzled with caramel sauce are easier to eat than a real caramel apple.
    Once the shells were hard, it was time to drizzle on some caramel and hand them out to my party guests!These were quite a bit easier on the teeth and so delicious to eat!

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    Use Green Apple Super Flavoring in your candy melts to make fun lollipops and holiday bark.
    With the leftover Green Apple Candy, make some bark or some lollipops. Simply place parchment paper on a cookie sheet and spread it out. Refrigerate for 10 minutes then break apart.  If you’re making lollipops, follow THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
    Green Apple High Hat Cupcakes

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    by Karyn Granrud
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 25 minutes
    Keywords: apples caramel cinnamon cupcakes fall

    Ingredients (serves 24)

      For the Cupcakes

      For the Frosting

      • 1 can Vanilla Frosting
      • 2 cups powdered sugar
      • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

      For the Candy Coating

      • 1 bag of Green Candy Melts or CandyQuik
      • Green Oil Based Food coloring if using white candy
      • dash of LorAnn Green Apple Super Extractir?t=psbusa23 20&l=as2&o=1&a=B00NG6LGLW
      • 1 Tbs coconut oil or shortening
      • Caramel Sauce
      Prepare the cake mix as instructed adding in the chopped apples and LorAnn Cinnamon Spice Emulsion. Bake and cool as directed.
      Place the frosting into a mixer and gradually add in the powdered sugar. It will get very thick. You want the frosting to hold a fork upright in the frosting.
      Pipe a large amount of frosting on to the cupcakes and then place in the freezer for at least an hour. I left mine in overnight.
      Melt the candy melts of CandyQuik according to the instructions. I like to place my melts into a tall coffee mug and heat in the microwave at 70% power for 1 minute. Do NOT over heat the melts. They will burn. It can take several minutes for the candy to melt, do not rush it. The mug should never be hot in your hands, just warm. If the candy is melted, but seems thick and doesn’t drizzle off the spoon, add some coconut oil or shortening to thin it out. Start with a teaspoon, but don’t add much more than a tablespoon. Very carefully add in the Apple Super Flavor and stir to combine. Remember, you can always add more, but you can’t take it out.
      Remove the cupcakes from the freezer and dip them straight down into the mug being careful to just cover the frosting. Shake off the excess and place on a tray.
      Once all of the cupcakes are done, leave them at room temperature until ready to serve.
      Top with Caramel Sauce just before serving!

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      Karyn Granrud

      Karyn Granrud

      I'm Karyn, a mom and wife, and I founded this little baking blog. Baking and making desserts have been my passion since I was a kid. I love experimenting with different flavors and sharing delicious recipes with all of you. Read more.