Friday, April 22, 2011

Old Fashioned Carrot Cake Cupcakes

for cupcakes
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups grated carrots

for frosting
1/2 cup butter
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Combine eggs, sugar, and oil; mix well. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; beat into egg mixture. Stir in carrots. Pour into paper lined muffin tins. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until done. Remove to wire racks to cool. For frosting, cream butter and cream cheese. Gradually beat in powdered sugar and vanilla. Add enough milk to achieve desired consistency and frost cupcakes. Store in refrigerator until serving and enjoy!

1 comment:

Kim McCallie said...

Is there anything better in this world than cream cheese frosting? I don't think so! Thanks for linking up to A Well-Seasoned Life! Kim