Carrot Cupcakes with Coconut Pecan Frosting

What a sweet and tasty way to get your veggies! Mix up seven ingredients in 30 minutes to make easy cupcakes.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
bag (11.8 oz) Green Giant® Seasoned Steamers™ frozen honey Dijon carrots
1
box (15.25 oz) Pillsbury® Classic Yellow Cake Mix
1/3
cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
3
eggs
1/2
cup golden raisins
1/4
cup pecans, finely chopped
1
can Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Coconut Pecan Frosting
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cups in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. Microwave frozen carrots as directed on bag 3 to 4 minutes to thaw. In food processor, place carrots. Cover; process until finely chopped.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, oil, eggs and 1 cup water with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally, until blended. Fold in carrots, raisins and pecans. Spoon into muffin cups, filling three-fourths full.
  • 3 Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Spread cupcakes with frosting.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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