Carrot Pecan Cupcake with Cinnamon Pecan Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Submitted by mollypifer5

Makes 12 servings



A yummy carrot pecan cupcake with a buttercream frosting infused with cinnamon and pecans. (The cake isn't too bad for you.. it's the icing that really adds on the calories. For a sweet treat, skip the buttercream!)

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot Pecan Cupcake with Cinnamon Pecan Buttercream Frosting

2/3 cup vegetable oil
1 cup superfine sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
6 oz carrots
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup butter
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Carrot Pecan Cupcake with Cinnamon Pecan Buttercream Frosting

  1. For Cake:

  2. Whisk oil, superfine sugar, and eggs until smooth.

  3. Sift in flour, cinnamon, and baking powder.

  4. Stir in carrots and pecans.

  5. For icing:

  6. Whip butter for 5 mins

  7. Add sugar with mixer on low

  8. Add vanilla and salt (and pecans/cinnamon if wanted) with mixer on medium for at least two minutes

Categories

Dessert, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 116.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
513
Calories from Fat
285
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
31.7g
49%
Saturated Fat
12.7g
64%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
155mg
6%
Potassium
163mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
56.1g
19%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
42.2g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 58% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 5% 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
96% confidence
D-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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