My F&W
quick save (...)

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Cupcakes

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 35 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 12 cupcakes or 24 mini cupcakes
  • FAST
  • MAKE-AHEAD

These dense, gluten-free carrot cake cupcakes are topped with an easy cream cheese frosting and can be made up to 2 days in advance.

  1. 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  2. 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  3. 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  4. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  5. 3 eggs
  6. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  7. 1/4 cup maple syrup
  8. 2 cups grated carrot
  9. 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  10. 8 ounces cream cheese
  11. 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  12. 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  1. Preheat the oven to 325º. In a large mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil, and maple syrup. Stir in the carrots and 1/2 cup of the pecans and add into the dry ingredients. Stir to thoroughly combine. Pour the batter equally into a paper-lined cupcake tin. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean, then set aside and cool in the tin for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl or stand mixer, whip together the butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth.
  4. Once the cupcakes are completely cooled, spread with frosting and sprinkle with 1/4 cup of chopped pecans and serve.
Make Ahead Cupcakes can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    advertisement

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.