Friday, May 22, 2015

Carrot cupcake


Carrot cupcake
Carrot cupcake



I think most of us won't say no to cupcakes and when you make that at home, it smells great and tastes extra delicious. Cake recipes from food network channel never goes wrong and this time I referred carrot cupcake recipe from my favorite chef Ina Garten. Wondering what will you make for a potluck party, then I strongly recommend this cupcake as it will please your friends crowd. Carrot cupcake is so flavorful and adding nuts gives extra taste. One of the most satisfying desserts around! So why wait, try out this cupcake recipe at your home and share your feedback in the comments section.


Ingredients (makes 12 cupcakes)


all-purpose flour - 1 cup [ 1cup size = 240 ml ]
baking soda - 1 tsp
baking powder - 1/2 tsp
salt - 1/2 tsp
sugar - 1 cup
shredded carrot - 1 1/2 cups
vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
eggs - 2
raisins - 1/2 cup
walnut or pecans - 1/2 cup
vegetable oil - 1/2 cup
cinnamon sugar - 1 tsp


Method:


  • Beat sugar, oil and vanilla extract together in a bowl
  • add eggs and mix well
  • in another bowl, mix together flour, cinnamon sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt
  • add this flour mixture slowly to the sugar mixture and stir well
     
  • add grated carrots, mix and then add raisins and pecans (You can also add walnuts)
     

  • mix until just combined
  • preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 - 15 mins
  • line the muffin tray with the cupcake paper liners
  • pour the batter gently into the liners until each is 3/4th full. If you are planning to frost the cupcakes, then its better to fill each liner 2/3rd full otherwise after baking cupcake will come over top of the liner like a dome. its totally your choice. 
  • Bake them for 20 - 25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean when you insert it in the cupcake
  • Cool it on a rack for 25 - 30 minutes 
  • Once it is completely cooled, you can either fill with your favorite frosting or you can just have it. Tastes moist and delicious.
  • Serve as a dessert . Enjoy making this carrot cupcake recipe at your home and share your feedback in the comments section below.


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