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    Martha's Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

    Martha's Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting. Photo by Shelby Jo

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    15 mins

    25 mins

    AmandaInOz's Note:

    Adapted from Marthastewart.com. If macadamia oil is not available, substitute vegetable oil.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cupcakes

    Units: US | Metric

    For the frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 180°C.
    2. 2
      Line a standard 12-cup muffin tin with paper cups.
    3. 3
      In a bowl, combine sugar, macadamia oil, orange juice, vanilla extract, and eggs.
    4. 4
      Stir in baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and salt.
    5. 5
      Add flour; mix. Stir in carrots.
    6. 6
      Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling only about 3/4 of the way up.
    7. 7
      Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
    8. 8
      Allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
    9. 9
      Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla extract.
    10. 10
      Whisk until smooth.
    11. 11
      Frost cupcakes, and garnish with orange zest.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 01, 2011

      55

      I didn't make the icing, but the cupcakes were moist, light and totally awesome! Will become a regular treat in our household

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    • on October 12, 2008

      55

      I had never had carrot cake before, and was a little nervous about it...I don't want no veggies in my desserts! lol. These were so great though! I am now officially a carrot cake lover. They were easy to make and tasted great too. The frosting was also delcious and would be yummy on lots of things. Thanks so much for posting!

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    • on December 23, 2007

      55

      These buns have made me a hero. They are my wife's new favourite dessert. If there's a few left over, they mysteriously disappear over the next couple of days. Vegetable oil instead of macadamia, and 1-1/2 tsp of ground mixed spice. Superb.

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    Nutritional Facts for Martha's Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

    Serving Size: 1 (966 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 213.3
     
    Calories from Fat 67
    31%
    Total Fat 7.4 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 3.9 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 51.8 mg
    17%
    Sodium 263.8 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.0 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 25.6 g
    102%
    Protein 3.2 g
    6%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    macadamia nut oil

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