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Carrot Cupcake Recipes

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A more nutritious and delicious cake can be made with carrots. This page contains carrot cupcake recipes.
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January 23, 2015

These subtly sweet cupcakes pair nicely with the pineapple cream cheese frosting that I made recently.

Source: Based on a Wilton recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 cups (1 lb) carrots, freshly grated
  • 2/3 cup walnuts, chopped
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Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. In large bowl, beat eggs with electric mixer until foamy.
  3. Add oil in a thin stream and beat well.
  4. In medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, and baking soda, mix well. Add flour mixture to egg mixture, mix well.
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  6. Wash, peel, and grate carrots.
  7. Fold in carrots and nuts. Spoon into baking cups.
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  9. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pan or on cooling rack for 5-8 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pan, allowing to cool completely.

    Click here for the Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting recipe that I used.
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October 13, 2006

Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. allspice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups shredded carrots

Directions

In a mixing bowl beat eggs, sugar and oil. Gradually add dry ingredients, then add carrots last. Fill greased or paper lined muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 325 degrees F for 25-30 minutes. Cool.

Chunky Frosting

Ingredients

  • 1 package cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Directions

Beat cream cheese and butter. Add powdered sugar. Stir in coconut, pecans and raisins. frost the cupcakes. Yield: 24 cupcakes. Delicious!

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By Robin from Washington, IA

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