5 from 1 vote
Carrot Cupcakes
Servings: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 Cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots grated
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Frosting:
  • 1 package (8 oCream cheese softened
  • 1/4 Cup butter softened
  • 2 Cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Candy Pearls
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a standard muffin pan with baking cups.
  2. Whisk dry ingredients in a large bowl
  3. Beat sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla together in a medium bowl until well combined.
  4. Stir into dry mixture and mix well then stir in the carrots.
  5. Spoon batter evenly into the prepared muffin tray.
  6. Bake 18-22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centres comes out clean.
  7. Remove cupcakes to wire racks and cool completely.
  8. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and butter together in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
  9. Beat in powdered sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  10. Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes and decorate with candy pearls.