Carrot Cupcakes

Carrot Cupcakes

Cream cheese frosting

Brava

Serving Size 12

Active Time:

~20 min

Total Time:

~45-46 min


Ingredients

  • Cupcakes:
  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups grated peeled carrots (1 large or 2 medium carrots)
  • ¾ cups canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • ½ cup raisins (optional)
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

From Your Pantry

None

Equipment

mixing bowls

whisk

Brava muffin tin

paper muffin cups

rubber spatula

wire cooling rack

Nutrition Information

Allergens: Eggs, Wheat (Gluten), Milk

Tags

  • Sweets
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid Friendly
  • Brava Accessory
  • Bread
  • Desserts
  • Eggs
  • Muffin Tin
  • Recipes
  • Vegetables

  1. step
    1

    Prep flour & carrot mixtures

    • In medium bowl, stir together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, ginger and salt.
    • In another medium bowl, whisk together carrots, canola oil, eggs, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract.

  2. step
    2

    Finish cupcake batter

    • Add carrot mixture to flour mixture and stir until no large lumps remain.
    • If using, add walnuts and raisins and stir to combine.
    • Line Brava muffin tin with paper muffin cups. Using rubber spatula, divide batter among cups, filling each three-fourths full.

  3. step
    3

    Bake cupcakes

    • Press green button to begin preheating.
    • When Brava is preheated, slide muffin tin into top shelf. Press green button again to begin baking.
    • When your food is done, transfer muffin tin to wire rack and let cool completely.
    • While cupcakes cool, prepare frosting.

  4. step
    4

    Make cream cheese frosting & frost cupcakes

    • In medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, butter, confectioners’ sugar, lemon juice and vanilla extract until smooth.
    • Spread frosting on cooled cupcakes.