Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Carrot Cake Cupcakes:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Nutmeg, Ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups finely grated carrots
  • Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract
  • 1 (16 ounce) box confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk, or as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. For the Cupcakes, mix flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in large bowl. Add oil, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Add carrots; mix until well blended. Spoon batter into 24 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full.
  2. Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.
  3. For the Frosting, beat cream cheese, butter and lemon extract in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth. If frosting is too thick to spread, gradually beat in milk. Frost cooled cupcakes with frosting.

04/04/2018
Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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