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Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

           
 

Like having 24 miniature carrot cakes when you make these yummy cupcakes!

 
 
-- Serves
SKILL LEVEL 24 cupcakes
 
 
Crown®
Fleischmann's®
Mazola®
 
 
Ingredients
 
CUPCAKES:
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
3 eggs
2/3 cup Mazola® Corn, Canola OR Vegetable Oil
1/4 cup Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1-1/2 teaspoons Fleischmann's® Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
2-1/2 cups finely shredded carrots
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons butter OR margarine, softened
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel
3 cups powdered sugar
 
 
 
 
Instructions
 

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups.

Cupcakes

Beat brown sugar, sugar and eggs together in a large mixing bowl. Stir in oil, corn syrup and vanilla. Combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Add to egg mixture; stir to combine. Fold in carrots. Fill muffin cups two-thirds full.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth. Add more powdered sugar or orange juice or milk as needed to reach desired consistency.

 
Total Time
 
Cook Time 25 to 30 minutes
 
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