Gluten Free Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

SIMPLY GLUTEN FREE
22Ingredients
80Minutes
600Calories

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil (grapeseed or other neutral-tasting)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange zest (finely)
  • 2 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup gluten free flour blend
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 pound carrots (grated, about 1½ cups)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (optional)
  • 6 ounces cream cheese (or dairy-free cream cheese, at room temperature)
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (or dairy-free buttery sticks, at room temperature)
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 pound powdered sugar
  • 3 oranges (medium, about 1½ pounds)
  • 2 cups sugar (divided use)
  • 1 cup water
  • Did you make this?
    Add All to Shopping List
    Add to Meal Planner

    NutritionView More

    600Calories
    Sodium15% DV350mg
    Fat46% DV30g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs28% DV84g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories600Calories from Fat270
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat30g46%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol70mg23%
    Sodium350mg15%
    Potassium250mg7%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat270
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate84g28%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars73g146%
    Vitamin A80%
    Vitamin C60%
    Calcium10%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    PlanShop