Item# WLPROJ-9529

Easy Mini Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Item No. WLPROJ-9529
Amount
48
Prep Time
1 hr
Skill Level
Beginner
Total Time
1 hr 30 min

Enjoy a mini cupcake (or two!) with these mini carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. Made with our favorite mini carrot cake recipe and our tasty homemade cream cheese frosting, these mini cupcakes are then topped with crushed pecans and a little carrot icing decoration for added color and texture. Serve these after Easter brunch or for a spring baby shower or birthday.

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Cupcakes

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups grated carrots, from about 6 medium carrots
  • 2 cup chopped pecans

Frosting

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  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 8 cups powdered sugar (confectioners' sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon milk

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  • Notes:

    • Do not use pre-shredded carrots.
    • Substitute your favorite nut like walnuts for pecans. Bakers choice!

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