Easy Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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Who loves Carrot Cake Cupcakes? When I start longing for warmer weather is usually when I start to crave carrot cake. This is an easy carrot cake cupcake recipe that’s perfect for Springtime, Easter and any time you want some of that delicious cake.

Simple Carrot Cake Cupcakes on a wood board with a jug of milk

Cupcake Ingredients

  • granulated sugar
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • oil
  • all purpose flour
  • ground cinnamon
  • eggs
  • grated carrots
  • homemade cream cheese frosting or canned

How to Make Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Anyone else feel like you’re eating a little healthier when you choose carrot cake?

Simple Carrot Cake Cupcakes being prepared in a mixing bowl

Anytime you can get some veggies in your cake is a win! Carrot cake seems to be a popular option for Spring events and weddings, but it seems to be forgotten the rest of the year. Fresh carrots add a great fresh pop of flavor.

Simple Carrot Cake Cupcakes ready to back in muffin tins

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Hopefully we can change that, right! Now let’s check out this simple carrot cake cupcake recipe.

Simple Carrot Cake Cupcakes on a wood board

Carrot Cake Cupcakes Add-Ons

These delicious ingredients can be added to the cupcakes if you prefer…

  • raisins
  • walnuts
  • pecans
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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Easy Carrot Cake Cupcakes are moist and delicious and a great dessert recipe for Springtime! They are perfect for showers, Easter and Mother's Day too.
Print Recipe
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:25 mins
Total Time:45 mins

Equipment

  • cupcake pan
  • box grater for the carrots

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Vegetable Oil or Canola Oil
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3 cups Grated Carrots
  • 1 can of Cream Cheese Frosting

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease your cupcake pan or fill the cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl start with your wet ingredients, mix your sugar and oil.
  • Add in eggs and stir. Then it's time for your dry ingredients: baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and flour.
  • Mix until smooth.
  • Add in grated carrots. Blend into batter well.
  • Fill muffin tins 2/3 of the way.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let cool on a wire rack before frosting.
  • Frost your cupcakes. If you want to make homemade cream cheese frosting I have a link below, you just need cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and a splash of vanilla if you want.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 2 days or up to a week in the refrigerator.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cupcakes
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Author: Maryann @ Domestically Speaking

If you love carrot cake you’ll want to check out these other recipes:

Mini Carrot Cakes with Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot Spice Cake with Greek Yogurt

RITZ Chocolate Mousse and Strawberries

Simple Carrot Cake Cupcakes

6 Comments

  1. Hello Maryann, what a unique cupcake reciepe you have shared. These carrot cake cupcakes looks so yummy. Thanks for sharing the reciepe of these cupckaes, now I will try this receipe at my home for making easter enjoyable. Keep posting!

  2. The cake looks really good i never make carrot cake before but i think i will give it a try n see what happen next ok thanks!

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