Carrot Cupcakes with Ginger-Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cupcakes with Ginger-Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
Carrot Cupcakes with Ginger-Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 cup sugar
    • ¾ cup vegetable oil or canola oil
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1½ cups finely grated peeled carrots (about 8 ounces carrots)
    • 1/3 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped
    • 1/3 cup dark or golden raisins
    • 1/8 cup minced crystallized ginger
    • 1/2 tablespoon grated orange peel
    • One 8-ounce package cream cheese, room temperature
    • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
    • 1 package Twizzlers Easter Grass Candy
    • 12 Lindt Mini Chocolate Chicks
    • Assorted colors White Chocolate M&M’s (or jellybeans)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 484 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 36.62%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.92%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 20 mg 6.54%
    • Sodium: 419 mg 17.46%
    • Calcium: 43 mg 4.28%
    • Potassium: 175 mg 5.01%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.08%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 67 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.33%
    • Sugar: 52 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 27.44%
    • Vitamin C 3.78%
    • Vitamin D 1.67%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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