Carrot Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Submitted by smart_girl

Makes 24 servings



3 Cups peeled, grated carrots, ends removed (1lb.) 2 Cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. CHINA or KORINTJE CINNAMON 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 4 large eggs 2 Cups granulated white sugar 3/4 Cup vegetable oil 1 tsp. PURE VANILLA EXTRACT 1 Cup chopped nuts or raisins (optional) Frosting: 1/3 Cup cream cheese 1/4 Cup butter (1/2 stick) 1 tsp. PURE VANILLA EXTRACT 2 Cups powdered sugar

Recipe Ingredients for CARROT CUPCAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

3 serving Carrot
2 cup Flour, All Purpose
1 tsp Cinnamon, Ground
1 tsp Salt, Table
1 serving Baking Soda
1 tsp Baking Powder
4 large Egg, Whole
392 grams SPLENDA Sugar Blend for Baking
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 cup, chopped Walnuts, English
98 grams Fat Free Cream Cheese
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
396 grams Powdered Sugar

Recipe Directions for CARROT CUPCAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  1. Preheat oven to 325 .

  2. Line muffin tins with paper cupcake cups.

  3. Peel carrots, chop off ends, and grate finely, which is easiest using a food processor.

  4. Sift flour, CINNAMON, salt, baking soda and baking powder together, set aside.

  5. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs until well blended. Add sugar, apple sauce, carrots, and PURE VANILLA EXTRACT, mix well at medium speed.

  6. Add flour mixture and nuts or raisins (if desired).

  7. Blend on low speed until just mixed, spoon into cupcake cups, about 3/4 full.

  8. Place the pans in the preheated oven, bake for 12 minutes.

  9. Switch the pans so the pan from the lower rack is now on the upper rack, and bake for 12 more minutes.

  10. Check for doneness cupcakes should be browned and springy to the touch.

  11. Let cool completely before frosting.

  12. To prepare frosting: let cream cheese and butter come to room temperature. Blend thoroughly with PURE VANILLA EXTRACT, then beat in the powdered sugar at low speed. Add food coloring if desired; it gives the frosting a nice spreading consistency. If you don t use food coloring, add a drizzle of milk to make the frosting spread more easily if desired.

  13. Yield: 24 cupcakes.

  14. Prep. time: 10-15 minutes.

  15. Baking time: 24 minutes.

Categories

Easter

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 77.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
241
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
36mg
12%
Sodium
162mg
7%
Potassium
92mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
43.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
33.6g
Protein
3.9g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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