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Monday, April 5, 2010

Carrot cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and bunny wafers...

1 cup walnuts toasted and chopped
2 1/2 cups shredded carrots
2 cups all purp. flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups gran. sugar
1 cup canola oil
2 tsp vanilla
*mix all dry ingredients in separate bowl.
*beat eggs until frothy, add sugar and beat until thick and light colored, add vanilla, and canola oil.
*add dry ingredients until just incorporated.
*pour batter into cupcake cups.
*bake approx. 12 min on 350 degrees (until toothpick comes out clean)

1/2 cup unsalted butter
16 oz cream cheese
4 cups conf. sugar
2 tsp vanilla
zest of two lemons

**makes approx. 24 cupcakes.**
***cupcake cups from Target ($2 or so)...wafers from Michaels ($1.50 clearance plus coupon)***


  1. Your cupcakes came out just adorable Nadine!

  2. Oh, they turned out so cute!! Good job! :)

  3. Thank you for your sweet comments! I AM enjoying playing in the world of blog design. Maybe a little too much from all the time it sucks out of my day :-) But it's just about done, so I'll leave it alone for awhile...until the change of seasons at least! We had a great Easter, thanks for asking! How was yours?

  4. mmm i love carrot cake. and carrot cake cupcakes.....sounds perfect. :)

  5. Wow! These are adorable! I found you through another blog, and your blog is so cute! I'm your newest follower :)

  6. Those cupcakes are adorable and look delish!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. I'm not much of a baker, or cook for that matter, but I'll have to try those out. Yummmo!

  7. delish, delightful, divine!!! mmm mmm good! i want some! thanks so much for passing it on to us. you're a dear!