Jana's Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 278.5
  • Total Fat: 14.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.1 mg
  • Sodium: 72.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 3.0 g

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Great with Cream Cheese frosting Great with Cream Cheese frosting
Number of Servings: 24


    2 c flour
    2 c sugar
    3 c shredded carrots
    1 t baking powder
    1 t cinnamon
    4 lg eggs
    1 c vegetable oil

    Cream Cheese Frosting

    8 oz. cream cheese
    5 T softened butter
    2 t vanilla extract
    2 cups powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pans with paper liners if desired.

Combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl, then add the rest of the ingredients. Mix at low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly while mixing. Mix at high speed for 3 minutes, scraping bowl every minute.

Pour batter into cupcake liners until they are 1/2 to 2/3 full.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool 10 minutes in pans then move to wire rack to cool completely.

These Carrot Cake Cupcakes are especially good with a cream cheese frosting..or none at all.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Beat 8 oz. cold cream cheese (not rock solid, but it means you can use it straight out of the refrigerator) with 5 Tbsp. softened butter and 2 tsp. vanilla until combined. Gradually add 2 c. powdered sugar that has been sifted after measuring. Continue to add more sifted powdered sugar until you reach a consistency and sweetness that fits your taste.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHERRIESTEELE.

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