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Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe (with Video)

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Discover our Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a dessert recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size
12

Prep 20min | Cook 20min

Ingredients

GF Carrot Cupcakes
- 1.25 c Bob’s Red Mill GF 1-to-1 Baking Flour
- 0.5 c Brown sugar
- 0.5 c Granulated Cane Sugar
- 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
- 0.75 tsp Baking soda
- 0.5 tsp Baking powder
- 0.5 tsp fine sea salt
- 0.5 tsp Ground nutmeg
- 0.75 c Olive oil
- 2 Large eggs
- 2 tsp Vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp Milk
- 1.5 c Grated Carrots
Cream Cheese Frosting
- Crushed Walnuts
- Orange Food Coloring
- Fresh parsley, for decorating
- 0.5 c Unsalted butter, softened
- 8 oz Cream cheese, softened
- 1 tsp Vanilla extract
- pinch Salt
- 4 c Powdered sugar
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Directions

To Make the Cupcakes
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugars, cinnamon, baking agents, salt, and nutmeg. Mix well. Set aside.
4. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs until smooth.
5. Add the olive oil, vanilla, milk, and grated carrots. Mix well.
6. Add the flour mixture to the egg bowl, then mix just until combined.
7. Fill the cupcake liners 3/4th full.
8. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
9. Let cool completely before piping on the frosting.
To Make the Frosting
1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the softened butter and cream cheese. Beat until smooth.
2. Add the vanilla, salt, and the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time.
3. Add a little heavy cream or milk as needed to help soften the frosting texture.
4. Whisk for 5-6 minutes, until light and fluffy.
5. Transfer to a piping bag.
To Assemble
1. Remove 1/3 cup of the frosting.
2. Add orange food coloring to desired preference. Mix well.
3. Pipe the white frosting onto the cupcakes.
4. Flatten the tops with an offset spatula.
5. Roll the edges in the finely crushed walnuts.
6. Pipe a carrot-like triangle shape on the tops, then decorate with a fresh parsley leaf to resemble a carrot.
7. Enjoy!

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