Carrot Pumpkin Cupcake with Maple Cinnamon Frosting

Ingredients

Dry ingredients
Flour 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Baking soda 3/4 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Cinnnamon 1/4 Teaspoon
Nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon
Ginger 1/4 Teaspoon
All spice 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground cloves 1/4 Teaspoon , ground
Wet ingredients
Canola oil 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Organic)
Vanilla soy yogurt 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Pumpkin puree 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Sugar 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Raisins 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs) , finely shredded
For the frosting
Earth balance shortening 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Earth balance butter spread 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Soy milk/Hot almond milk 2 Tablespoon
Maple syrup 3 Tablespoon
Confectioners sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Cinammon powder 1 Dash

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven at 350F.

MAKING

2. In a mixing bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, all spice, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, ground cloves, whisk it well and set it aside.

3. In a separate bowl, pour the canola oil and to that add vanilla soy yogurt, pumpkin puree, sugar, vanilla and mix it all together using a kitchen aid or simply by hand.

4. While it is mixing slowly add the dry ingredients into the bowl with the wet ingredients.

5. Once all the ingredients are mixed well, add the shredded carrots, raisins and incorporate it well.

6. Spray the cupcake liners with organic oil and fill the liners about 2/3 with the batter.

7. Now place the cupcake liners into the oven and let it bake for 25 minutes.

8. For making the frosting, beat the earth balance shortening with the earth balance butter, add soy milk, maple syrup and add the confectionery sugar little by little.

9. Once the frosting is ready, scoop it into the pastry bag.

10.Let the cupcakes cool and slowly cover the top of the cupcake going in a circular motion, while you dust the top with some cinnamon.

SERVING

11.Serve these yummy light cupcake as a dessert or a snack during tea time.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1447Calories from Fat 663

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.4%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 713 mg29.71%

Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 166 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet