Recipes and Cooking Carrot and Peanut Butter Pupcakes Give your dog the royal treatment with these amazing homemade pupcakes featuring shredded carrots and creamy peanut butter. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 22, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Prep Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 12 mins Cool Time: 10 mins Total Time: 37 mins Yield: 48 pup cakes Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¾ cup white whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs ¾ cup shredded carrots ½ cup natural creamy peanut butter ⅓ cup unsweetened applesauce ¼ cup honey 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 cup natural apple juice ½ cup natural creamy peanut butter (optional) 3 ounce cream cheese, softened (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour forty-eight 1 3/4-inch muffin cups or line with paper bake cups. In a medium bowl stir together flour and baking powder. In a large bowl beat next six ingredients (through oil) with a mixer on low to medium until combined. Add flour mixture and apple juice alternately, beating on low after each addition until combined. Divide batter among prepared muffin cups. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from cups; cool on wire racks. If desired, in a small bowl beat 1/2 cup peanut butter and cream cheese on medium until combined. Using a decorating bag fitted with a large star tip, pipe a star onto each pup cake. To Store Place pup cakes in an airtight container. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 45 Calories 2g Fat 6g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 45 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Cholesterol 8mg 3% Sodium 26mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 6g 2% Total Sugars 2g Protein 1g Calcium 7mg 1% Iron 0.3mg 2% Potassium 10mg 0% Folate, total 2.2mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.