Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Carrot Cupcakes

Looking for a change in your cupcake flavors? Try these little gems for a "just like grandma" makes kind of flavor. And make them really gourmet by frosting with some Black Walnut Frosting. Oh, joy...

  • 1 (18.25 oz) package spice cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  1. Heat oven to 350°. Place paper cupcake liners in 18 muffin cups. Mix cake mix, oil, water, and eggs in a large mixing bowl until well blended. Stir in shredded carrots and walnuts. Divide evenly between muffin cups.
  2. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Remove from pan; cool.
  3. Frost.
Suggested frosting include Cream Cheese Frosting or Black Walnut Frosting.