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Carrot Pineapple Cupcakes

Carrot Pineapple Cupcakes Recipe

Description

The delicious and traditional flavors of carrot and pineapple combine in easy-to-make cupcakes that are frosted with cream cheese frosting.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ⅔ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs eggs, beaten
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely grated carrot
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper liners.
  3. Stir white sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs together in a large mixing bowl until thoroughly combined.
  4. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a separate bowl.
  5. Stir flour mixture into liquid ingredients until thoroughly moistened. Mix in carrot, pineapple, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  6. Pour batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling them to the top.
  7. Bake cupcakes in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the middle of a cupcake comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Set aside to cool completely.
  8. Cream butter with cream cheese with an electric hand mixer in a bowl until smooth.
  9. Beat in confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract, and milk to make a spreadable frosting; frost the cooled cupcakes.

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Nutritional Information

Carrot Pineapple Cupcakes

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 514.6
% Daily Value *
protein: 9 %
carbohydrates: 21 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
sugars:
fat: 42 %
saturated fat: 56 %
cholesterol: 24 %
vitamin a iu: 41 %
niacin equivalents: 15 %
vitamin b6: 4 %
vitamin c: 4 %
folate: 10 %
calcium: 8 %
iron: 7 %
magnesium: 4 %
potassium: 3 %
sodium: 17 %
thiamin: 14 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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percent of calories from protein:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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