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At Nancy’s Ranch, our Pumpkins will be in the first Saturday in October! Come October… On top of the Season, Your family will enjoy these cupcakes! Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 24 minutes Yield: 1 dozen Ingredients Report this ad • 1 1/2 cups + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour • 1 tsp baking powder • 1/4 tsp baking soda • 1/4 tsp salt • 1 tsp ground cinnamon • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg • 1/4 tsp ground ginger • 2/3 cup granulated sugar • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar • 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil • 2 large eggs • 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp canned pumpkin puree • 1 tsp vanilla extract Frosting • 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature • 2 3/4 cups powdered sugar • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract• Directions • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger for 20 seconds, set aside.• In the bowl of an electric stand mixer, whisk together granulated sugar with brown sugar until no lumps remain. Add canola oil, set mixer with paddle attachment (one that scrapes the bowl is preferred otherwise stop and scrape bowl occasionally throughout entire mixing process) and blend mixture on medium speed until well combined. Mix in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in pumpkin and vanilla. With mixer set on low speed, slowly add in flour mixture and mix until combined, then stop mixer and scrape down sides and bottom of bowl and fold batter to ensure it is well blended.• Divide batter among 12 paper lined muffins cups, filling each about 3/4 full and adding a heaping 1/4 cup batter to each well. Bake in preheated oven 20 – 24 minutes until toothpick inserted into cupcake comes out clean. Cool in muffin tin several minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before frosting.• For the cream cheese frosting:• In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, whip together cream cheese and butter until smooth and fluffy. Mix in vanilla and powdered sugar and whip until light and fluffy (at this point I recommend freezing or chilling frosting in refrigerator for a bit, returning to mixer and stirring occasionally, for a more stable consistency). Pipe or spread frosting over cupcakes then store in refrigerator in an airtight container. Bring nearly to room temp before serving.• Recipe Source: cupcake portion adapted with slight changes from...

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At Nancy’s Ranch, we love any activity that brings families together! This week’s idea is something that will be unique to you and your family! Secret Handshakes: Create a secret handshake or sign that your family will know exactly what the other is thinking without any words! Upside down knuckles, a unique high five, squeezing a hand three times to show “I love you” or sign language you can show on your hand from across the room. We look forward to being part of your Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions this year! Nancy’s Ranch | 25039 Magic Mountain Parkway | (661) 255-6943 |...

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At Nancy’s Ranch, we love any activity that brings families together! Here is an idea for quality family time you can do all year round. Brinner: Pancakes, waffles, sausage, and eggs, yes please! Once a week it’s fun to have breakfast for dinner…a.k.a, “brinner!” Kids especially seem to love this departure from the norm, and often breakfast foods are easier to make. Say good morning at 6pm, and have fun! We look forward to being part of your Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions this year! Nancy’s Ranch | 25039 Magic Mountain Parkway | (661) 255-6943 |...

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Easter Sunday is around the corner, here’s an idea kids old and young will love! Summer Theme: Fill your child’s basket with fun stuff for summer that you’ll probably end up buying anyway: a beach towel, goggles, snorkel mask, diving toys, floaties, sunscreen, a fun summer movie, flip flops, pool snacks, sunglasses, a swimsuit, and a chocolate bunny, of course. We look forward to being part of your Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions this year! Nancy’s Ranch | 25039 Magic Mountain Parkway | (661) 255-6943 |...

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At Nancy’s Ranch, we love any activity that brings families together! Here is an idea for quality family time you can do all year round. Grateful Jar: Get a large mason draw and label it “2017 Grateful Jar” (or “Good Things” or “Happy Stuff” – up to you!). Keep slips of paper next to the jar and a pencil or pen so that at anytime a family member can write something they’re thankful for, or something great that happened to them that day. It can be as little as “I made a friend feel better when she was sad” to “I passed my driver’s test!” Then, on New Year’s Eve, open the jar and enjoy reliving the year’s amazing experiences! We can’t wait to be part of your Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions this year! Nancy’s Ranch | 25039 Magic Mountain Parkway | (661) 255-6943 |...

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