24 Karrot Gold Cupcakes Recope

    12 Servings


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Canola Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Carrot
  • 1 cup Walnuts
Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1/2 stick Unsalted Butter
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 3 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Mix together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in a medium bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, use an electric mixer on medium speed and beat the eggs, sugar, brown sugar, and canola oil until light and thick.
  4. Reduce speed to low and add the flour mixture, beating barely blended.
  5. Stir in the vanilla, carrots, and walnuts until well blended.
  6. Line 12 cup cupcake or muffin pan two-third-full with batter.
  7. Bake until the cupcakes are puffed, approximately 20 minutes.
  8. Cool completely.

For Cream Cheese Filling:

  1. Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed until creamy. About two minutes.
  2. Reduce speed to low and add powdered sugar in two parts incorporating vanilla extract halfway through and mix until incorporated (scraping down walls with rubber spatula each time).
  3. Add cinnamon and fold by hand into frosting.
  4. Serve within 24 hours.


  1. Frost each cupcake with pastry bag and cut half-inch off the tip.
  2. Add edible gold glitter stars if desired.


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Author: Matt R.
Source: The Food Network
Recipe Yields: 12 cupcakes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cupcake
Servings Per Recipe 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 288
Calories 660

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g
  Saturated Fat 9g
Sodium 384mg
Total Carbohydrate 79g
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 60g
Protein 6g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
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