Carrot cake cupcakes with pineapple cream cheese frosting _ joy the baker

There’s a very specific sort of kitchen math that runs through my brain every time I stare into my refrigerator and try to figure out what to make.

Six carrots + 8 radishes + 2 sticks of butter + half a pot of leftover chicken soup + 1/2 bundle wilting kale + block of cream cheese – one bagel’s worth of cream cheese + yesterday’s pudding experiment.

Unfortunately the hungrier I am when I approach the refrigerator, the more difficult it is the process this math.


If I made the radishes a snack. Banana bread recipe oil If I combine the wilted kale with the leftover chicken soup. Healthy banana loaf recipe If I pray that there’s oil enough, eggs enough, canned pineapple enough, sugar enough, and flour enough… maybe just maybe I can produce Carrot Cake Cupcakes from a good long stare in the fridge.

Shredded carrots by the heap-ful are mixed together with sugar, eggs, and vegetable oil.

Cinnamon, ginger, and ground cloves spice this batter. Banana cake no eggs It’s simple!

Dried cranberries and crushed pineapple sweeten and moisten the batter.

Sorry I made you say ‘moisten’ in your brain. Banana recipes without eggs Nobody likes that.

Everytime I decide to make cupcakes I immediately try to talk myself out of it. Banana muffin recipe without eggs All of this individual scooping and individual frosting just seems like an ordeal in the part of my baker’s brain that says ‘don’t work that hard, this could be a Bundt cake!’.

But I’m glad I turned this Carrot Cake batter intocupcakes. Banana nut bread with pecans I took them to a backboard barbecue here in New Orleans in an effort to make new friends. Banana bread nutrition People were like, ‘whoa these are really good!’ and I was like ‘DUH, I’m Joy the Baker, dummy!’. Banana bread cinnamon rolls (But I only said that last part in my head, so….).

Calling someone a dummy while trying to make new friends is not suggested.

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1 cup walnuts or pecans, finely chopped (plus more for optional topping of the frosted cupcakes)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Banana peanut butter chocolate Line 2 standard muffin tins with paper liners and set aside. Banana peanut butter chocolate smoothie In a bowl, whisk together grated carrots, eggs, sugar, oil, buttermilk, vanilla extract, pineapple, dried cranberries, and nuts if desired.

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves.

Add the dry ingredients all at once to the wet ingredients and stir to thoroughly combine.

Divide batter among muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full. Banana peanut butter chocolate chip muffins Bake, rotating tins halfway through, until testers inserted into centers come out clean, 20 to 23 minutes. Banana cake with peanut butter frosting Let cool in tins on wire racks, 10 minutes. Banana bread sugar free Turn out cupcakes onto wire racks, and let cool completely. Banana bread gluten free Unfrosted cupcakes can be stored overnight at room temperature, or frozen for up to 2 months in airtight containers.

To make the frosting, in the bowl of a electric stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment beat the cream cheese until soft and pliable. Banana peanut butter ice cream Add the softened butter and beat on low until well combined. Banana muffins with cream cheese frosting Add the powdered sugar, pineapple, vanilla, and a dash of milk. Best banana muffin recipe ever Beat on medium low until mixture is combined. Easy banana muffin recipe Scrape down the sides of the bowl as necessary. Banana muffin recipe healthy Add more milk to reach your desired consistency.

Generously spread frosting on each cooled cupcake. Banana muffin recipe best Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Banana muffin recipe easy Cupcakes are best served within three days. Banana cake recipe with sour cream carrot Cupcakes Easter pineapple recipe spring

Yep winning friends with cupcakes are the only way to get around. Best vegan banana bread recipe I simply love the pineapple in the cream cheese; it reminds me of cross between the frosting on a humming bird cake and morning glory muffins (we all know the two things are glorious)

You absolutely HAVE to try carrot cake with pistachios in the batter, cream cheese frosting, and topped with more pistachios. Banana nut bread with cream cheese It’s magical. Moist banana cake recipe with sour cream Seriously. Banana bread recipe self raising flour Something special, like telling your mom she doesn’t have to make your favorite cake ever for your birthday and she says okay, but then (SURPRISE!!!) she made it anyways! 😀 (hint: this is the favorite).

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