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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Frosting

These cupcakes encompass all things fall and are the perfect use for those pie pumpkins left over from Halloween.  If cooking down pumpkin flesh to make the puree from scratch, be sure to be using baking pumpkins, or the flesh will have little flavor and be stringy.

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Frosting and Toffee Bits
makes 12 cupcakes

For the cupcakes:
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 large eggs
1 cup canned pumpkin purée, not pie filling
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup toffee bits, chopped

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