Carrot Cake Cupcakes

I used to call these cupcakes spice muffins so my children would eat these, but I didn’t need to do that, they loved them anyway. Even though they like what I bake, they think my mom bakes the best carrot cake in the world, and we use the same recipe!

carrot cupcakes

carrot cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

1 ¾ cup unbleached flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup wheat germ
2 cups turbinado sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 lb carrots, peeled
1 ½ cups canola or safflower oil
4 large eggs

Put carrots, oil and eggs in blender; blend until smooth. Pour into mixing bowl. Add sugar, vanilla and dry ingredients; mix well. Pour into greased muffin tins. Bake at 350˚ for 18 -20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool. Makes 24 cupcakes.

carrot cake

carrot cake

Or use two small loaf pans for cake!

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