• Elyse Lapeyre

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Updated: May 9, 2020

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Easter is right around the corner and it’s definitely going to be a little different this year with COVID-19 circulating the 🌎; however making Easter 🐣 sweets & treats are still a go! We don’t need the stress of complicated recipes so let’s make it easyyyy this year with these super simple (box mix🀫) cupcakes! These cupcakes are swirled with spicy nutmeg, warming cinnamon, nutty walnuts and shredded carrot πŸ₯• of course and topped with a cinnamon cream cheese frosting🀀. Who could resist that combo??⁣ Let’s get to baking! ⁣

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β€’ @simplemills vanilla cake mix (the secret!)⁣

β€’ 3 eggs ⁣

β€’ 1/3 cup coconut oil ⁣

β€’ 1/3 cup water ⁣

β€’ 1.5 cups shredded carrots ⁣

β€’ 1/3 cup chopped walnuts ⁣

β€’ 1 tsp. cinnamon⁣

β€’ 1/2 tsp. nutmeg ⁣

β€’ 1 tbsp. vanilla extract ⁣


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β€’ 8 oz. organic cream cheese, softened ⁣

β€’ 3 tbsp. maple syrup ⁣

β€’ 1 tsp. cinnamon⁣

β€’ 1 tsp. vanilla extract ⁣



1. Preheat oven to 350 & line muffin tin with cupcake liners or spray with non-stick baking spray.⁣

2. Follow directions on back of the @simplemills box and add in cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, walnuts & carrots. ⁣

3. Fill cupcake lines with batter about 2/3 full & bake for 17 minutes. ⁣

4. To make frosting, use a stand mixer or hand mixer and beat all ingredients together until whipped. ⁣

5. Fill frosting into a ziplock bag and once cupcakes have cooled, cut one corner of the ziplock to frost cupcakes and then sprinkle with cinnamon. ⁣


ENJOY!! And Happy Easter πŸ°πŸ£πŸ’•β£


Don’t forget to tag @thehealthylittlefoodie_ if you makeπŸ“Έ

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