Chocolate Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Do you crave sweet baked goods but are trying to watch your sugar intake? Why not try a healthier variation of this sweet treat: chocolate carrot cake cupcakes!

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Chocolate Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Chocolate Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Foodieaholic
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa
  • 2 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup natural applesauce
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 4 eggs (or egg substitute)
  • 2 ripe smashed bananas
  • 3 cups raw finely shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup milk
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients.
  4. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
  5. Line muffin tins with cupcake liners. Fill each 3/4 full.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool. Top with cream cheese frosting (see recipe below).
Easy Cream Cheese Frosting
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Foodieaholic
Ingredients
  • 4 oz low fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Beat all ingredients in a medium bowl.

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