Carrot and pecan muffins with cream cheese icing
Carrot and pecan muffins with cream cheese icing
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  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    With their cream cheese icing and the addition of pecans, these muffins are transformed into mini carrot cakes!

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 cups self-raising flour
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 3/4 cup milk
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 3/4 cup brown sugar
    • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
    • 1 3/4 cups grated carrot (see note)
    • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped pecan halves, to serve
    • 100g cream cheese, softened
    • 75g butter, softened
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
    • 1 1/4 cups icing sugar mixture

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 4939 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 254 g 391.03%
    • Saturated Fat: 77 g 387.2%
    • Trans Fat: 3 g %
    • Cholesterol: 288 mg 95.98%
    • Sodium: 5095 mg 212.27%
    • Calcium: 1501 mg 150.13%
    • Potassium: 2034 mg 58.11%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 17 mg 93.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 618 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 19 g 77.56%
    • Sugar: 353 g
    • Protein: 76 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 16 g
    • Vitamin A 709%
    • Vitamin C 28.47%
    • Vitamin D 23.33%
    • * 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 - Fat49
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs23
    • Exchange - Starch15
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total20 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq