Sunday, June 12, 2011

Simple Carrot Cupcake


The first time I tried eating carrot cake/bread was my sister's home-baked. She used to make a lot and give to friends as a gift on Christmas. I made this carrot cupcake today, definitely not the same as hers. This is just simple one.
cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
2 cups grated carrots
2 eggs
1/2 cup canola oil
1/4 cup buttermilk (I used milk + lemon juice)

In a bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and walnuts.  Toss the grated carrots until incorporated with other dry ingredients. Set aside.In a mixer, beat the eggs until fluffy. Slowly add the oil until mix in with the egg. Add the dry ingredients and continue mix until all the dry ingredients mixed.

Place in a prepared baking muffin and bake for 20-25 minutes in  the pre-heated oven to 180 ̊C(350 ̊F). Let it cool in a rack completely.



Tuesdays at the Table


12 comments:

The Back 40 said...

We're growing carrots in our garden this year, and my boyfriend loves carrot cake, so I'll definitely need to try these. Thanks for posting the recipe!

ღᏓуռ էяɨռɨאღ said...

Hi Lani! This is definitely interesting recipe to me! :D

Sweet Birdie Blue said...

gosh they look so yummo

Pinx said...

ooohhhh!! would love to learn this! thanks for sharing the recipe! thanks for the visit too!

Miriam said...

They look fantastic! I bet they woul taste great with a cream cheese glaze drizzled over the top too! Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

Joy @ Joy Of Desserts said...

Hi Lani. Thank you for linking up to Monday, Mmm ... Dessert. This is a great recipe to sneak in some vegetables, especially for picky children.

Tina (PinayInTexas) said...

They look so moist, Lani! I love carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting! So yummy!

Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet said...

YUM! Love carrot cake!!

Kathryn said...

Thanks so much for linking your
moist and tasty muffins up at Muffin Monday! Have a great week!

Liz @ Two Maids a Milking said...

I love carrot cake! It is one of my favorites!! I am hosting a baking linking on my blog today! I would love for you to come and share your recipe with my readers!!

Happy Tuesday!

carolinaheartstrings said...

WE love carrot cake at our house and I know we would love this recipe. Great pictures.

Christy said...

these look fantastic...and although simple--i can see how moist they are. i would totally make them less healthy with a nice glob of cream cheese frosting :) thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club!

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