Breads From Anna Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Breads from AnnaTransform pumpkin muffins into Halloween cupcakes by adding a few chocolate chips and topping them with our must-try chocolate frosting.  Our tasters loved them and even the most reliable could not identify the surprise ingredient in the frosting!


  • 1 package Breads from Anna® Pumpkin Bread Mix
  • 2 jumbo eggs
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/3 cup + 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup dark cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Raisins for decoration (optional)


For the cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare cupcake pan with 24 cupcake liners.

Mix all wet ingredients until creamy. Add Breads From Anna® Pumpkin Bread Mix and chocolate chips and stir until well blended.

Spoon batter into prepared pans.

Bake for 25 minutes or until center tests clean with a toothpick or knife.

For the frosting: Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until creamy.

Allow cupcakes to cool, then create spider webs with our Chocolate Avocado Frosting and top with raisin spiders.