Carrot cinnamon walnut cupcakes


Carrot cinnamon walnut cupcakes

Makes 12


Ingredients –

300g caster sugar

4 eggs

300g fresh quality grated carrot

50 ml oil

150g walnuts

250g wholemeal flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp quality cocoa powder

1 tsp ginger spice

1 drop vanilla extract


Ingredients for frosting

150g salted butter

150 cream cheese

280g vanilla icing sugar


1.Preheat oven to 180 degrees and prepare tray for cup cake cases ( tray can be metal or rubber )


2. Mix the sugar and oil together and after adding eggs until mixture is  smooth


3. Add vanilla extract, grated carrot and crushed walnuts to mix


4.In a separate mixing bowl add flour, spices & baking powder


5.Empty mixture in to cupcake cases and put in to oven


6.Cook for 25 minutes or until golden brown


7.Whilst baking prepare frosting by mixing butter cream cheese and sugars in a food processor until mix is light and fluffy


8.Pipe mixture on to baked cupcakes and finish with light fresh grated carrot