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Einkorn Carrot Cake Cupcakes

November 22, 2022 • 0 comments

Einkorn Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Einkorn flour is an ancient wheat that has a different type of gluten than traditional flours. It also has a nuttier and toastier flavor. The browned butter and einkorn flour together bring these carrot cupcakes to a new level of deliciousness. Sweet, spicy, buttery and so delicious!
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  • Servings: 18

Ingredients

Directions

Directions:


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 
  2. Place cupcake liners in your muffin tins and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Constantly stir the butter until it starts to foam. Keep stirring until the butter starts to brown and smells nutty.
  4. Remove butter from heat. Pour in a heat safe glass cup/jar and set aside. Let it cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Wash, peel and shred the carrots. Set aside.
  6. Sift the flour, salt, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger in a medium size bowl.
  7. In another large mixing bowl, mix the browned butter, brown sugar, sour cream, 1/4 cup walnuts and vanilla. Mix until nice and smooth. Add in the carrots and mix. Add the eggs and whisk until combined.
  8. Add the dry ingredients. Fold it into the wet ingredients until combined well.
  9. Pour the batter evenly into the cupcake liners. Fill each liner about 2/3 full. 
  10. Bake for 18-20 minutes. The cupcakes are done baking when a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  11. Let the cupcakes sit in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Let them cool completely before decorating.



Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients



Cream Cheese Frosting Directions

  • Set the butter on the counter for 30 minutes. This will get it slightly cold. While waiting, sift the powdered sugar.
  • Using a mixer, beat the cream cheese on high for 1 minute in a medium sized bowl. Add the butter and mix on high for about 2-3 minutes. Scrape the bowl. It should be a smooth consistency.
  • Slowly add in the powdered sugar. Add in the heavy cream, vanilla, and salt. Mix on low until mixed together. Switch to high and beat for 2 minutes. Use a wooden spoon to beat out the air bubbles.
  • Frost cupcakes with a spatula or piping tip.
  • Garnish with chopped walnuts or cinnamon powder.
  • Enjoy!


Notes:

Add 1/2 cup of powdered sugar at a time to the frosting and taste before adding more. 

If you are on a no sugar or keto diet replace sugar with sugar alternative of your choice.






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