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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Yield: 12 cupcakes
Prep 25 mins Bake 350°F 20 mins
Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Ingredients
  •  Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1  cup  white whole wheat flour
  • 1  cup  sugar
  • 2  tablespoons  flaxseed meal
  • 2  teaspoons  ground cinnamon
  • 1  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • 2  cups  shredded carrots
  • 1  cup  unsweetened applesauce
  • 1  egg, lightly beaten
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1  recipe Cream Cheese Frosting or 1/2 cup purchased cream cheese frosting
Directions

1. Spray 12 muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray or line with paper bake cups. In a large bowl combine all-purpose flour, white whole wheat flour, sugar, flaxseed meal, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

2. In a medium bowl combine carrots, applesauce, egg, and vanilla. Add carrot mixture to flour mixture; mix just until combined. Divide batter among 12 muffin cups.

3. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 20 to 24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

4. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting
Start to Finish 5 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup  fat-free cream cheese
  • 1/3  cup  powdered sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  fat-free milk
Directions

1. In a small bowl beat fat-free cream cheese and powdered sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. If necessary, add fat-free milk to reach desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts (Carrot Cake Cupcakes)
  • cal. (kcal) 196,
  • Fat, total (g) 1,
  • chol. (mg) 19,
  • carb. (g) 43,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 25,
  • pro. (g) 5,
  • vit. A (IU) 3013,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 28,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 245,
  • Potassium (mg) 133,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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