How to make Carrot Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting -

The children will simply love this – it is delicious and carrots make them nutritious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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Carrot Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Carrot Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

  • Carrots grated 4-5

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups

  • eggs 4

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1-1/2 cups

  • Oil of sunflower 300 millilitres

  • Ground walnuts 1/2 cup

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Soda bicarbonate 1 teaspoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • Edible golden and silver balls to sprinkle

  • Cream cheese frosting:

  • Cream cheese 240 grams

  • butter softened 150 grams

  • Icing sugar 150 grams

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Line a silicon cupcake mould with cupcake cases.

Step 2

Break eggs into a bowl. Add castor sugar and whisk. Add carrots and whisk well. Add sunflower oil and whisk again. Add walnuts and whisk well.

Step 3

Sieve together the flour, baking powder, soda bicarbonate, salt and cinnamon powder over the carrot mixture and fold in gently till well incorporated.

Step 4

Fill in the cupcake moulds with the carrot batter. Place the moulds on a baking tray. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes.

Step 5

To prepare frosting, put butter into a bowl and whisk well with an electric blender. Add ½ the icing sugar and whisk again till well incorporated.

Step 6

Add cream cheese and remaining icing sugar and whisk well. Add vanilla essence and whisk again.

Step 7

Put this mixture into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe out the frosting over cupcakes.

Step 8

Sprinkle some edible golden balls, demould and serve.

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