Martha's Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

“Adapted from Marthastewart.com. If macadamia oil is not available, substitute vegetable oil.”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
12 cupcakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Line a standard 12-cup muffin tin with paper cups.
  3. In a bowl, combine sugar, macadamia oil, orange juice, vanilla extract, and eggs.
  4. Stir in baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and salt.
  5. Add flour; mix. Stir in carrots.
  6. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling only about 3/4 of the way up.
  7. Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
  9. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla extract.
  10. Whisk until smooth.
  11. Frost cupcakes, and garnish with orange zest.

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