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Healthy Recipe - Carrot Cupcakes

Carrot Cupcakes

Hands-on Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Makes: 12 servings

INGREDIENTS

½ cup canola oil
¾ cup sugar, honey, agave or maple syrup
2 large eggs
½ pound carrots, scrubbed and grated
½ cup chopped lightly toasted pecans, walnuts or hazelnuts
½ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup whole-wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Put cupcake liners in 12 cupcake or muffin tins
3. Put the oil, sugar and eggs in a large bowl or in a stand mixer with paddles attached
4. Beat the mixture until everything is evenly blended
5. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until combined
6. Using a scoop, fill each of the prepared muffin tins 2/3 of the way to the top
7. Place in oven and bake 22-25 minutes or until the tops are slightly browned & rounded
8. Let sit until cool (10-15 minutes)

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