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Orange Carrot Cupcakes

Perfect Orange Carrot Cupcakes that will make your taste buds sink! Great flavor throughout and a classic done with a twist!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cupcake recipes, easy recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 440kcal
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby-Cakes.com

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces pureed carrots
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange flavored greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In one large bowl, add pureed carrots, granulated sugar, greek yogurt, oil, beaten eggs, and vanilla extract.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
  • Scoop batter into cupcake lined muffin pan.
  • Bake for 23-26 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Cool cupcakes on cooling rack.
  • Add butter to the bowl of your mixer and slowly mix in powdered sugar then turn mixer to high to blend until creamy.
  • Add in your orange juice and zest until smooth.
  • Frost cupcakes after they have completely cooled then serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 260mg | Potassium: 117mg | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 2890IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.7mg