Carrot Ginger Cupcakes With Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting

Total Time
20 mins
15 mins

A cupcake with just the right amount of spice. Toast walnuts in the microwave for easier prep. Spread evenly on microwaveable dish, and heat on high for 2 minutes. Stir and continue cooking for 1-2 minutes, stirring after each minute until lightly browned.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare cake batter as directed on package using water/milk and 2 eggs.
  3. Stir in carrots, ginger, 3/4 t. cinnamon and walnuts.
  4. Spoon batter into 24 paper lined muffin cups.
  5. Bake 15 minutes or until toothpick comes clean.
  6. Beat cream cheese in medium bowl with wire whisk until smooth.
  7. Gently stir in whipped topping.
  8. Spread with reserved 1/4 t. cinnamon.
  9. Refrigerate until ready to serve.