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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Pineapple Pecan Cupcakes #Recipe

Carrot Cake Cupcakes. Enjoy this easy to make recipe for carrot cupcakes. They just say spring! But, you can make them anytime of year. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword carrot cake cupcakes, carrot cupcakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Theresa Huse DearCreatives.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Flour
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1-1/4 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Power
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1-1/2 cup Grated Carrots
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple
  • 1/2 cup Pecans chopped
  • Frosting
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese softened
  • 2 tbsp. Butter softened
  • 2 cups Powered Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla

Instructions

  1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees

  2. Mix dry ingredients together, whisking slowly. Set to side.

  3. Grate carrots. 

  4. Chop the nuts

  5.  Add dry ingredients slowly into the wet ingredients stirring until completely mixed. 

  6. Add grated carrots, and nuts and finished stirring only until blended.

  7. Pour mixture into your lined cupcake pan. 

  8. Bake at 350* for 15-20 minutes*
  9. Let cool when done. Prepare a cream cheese icing.
  10. Cream Cheese 8 ounces, 2 tbsp. butter, 2 cups powdered sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla or to taste. Add more butter only if needed or desired.

Recipe Notes

Double Recipe for larger batches
Cooking time may vary Check at 15 Min. and reset until fully baked and knife comes clean (15-20 minutes depending on altitude and oven)

adapted from Pinch of Yum Best Carrot Cake Cupcakes http://pinchofyum.com/best-carrot-cake-cupcakes-with-cream-cheese-frosting