Sunday, March 27, 2011

today I made


As you know I am on a health kick, and you may also know that, despite the carrots, carrot cake is so not healthy.

But... baking can say love.

I wanted to show some love.

So I baked. 


Carrot Cake Cupcakes.

With Cream Cheese Frosting.

I should so not be eating cupcakes.

But look at them...

I made two dozen to drop off for our friends birthday.

Then I made a few mini cupcakes with the extra batter.

I decided that I needed to try one. I had to make sure they were good right? I didn't want to drop of two dozen bad cupcakes.

The mini cupcake probably packed 200 calories but it was worth it.

I promptly packed them up and we were off to deliver them.

I have a few hundred calories a day that I am letting myself have for treats or cocktails, I used them all up with one little cupcake, it was yummy.

No running, just baking.

This is not good.

But I showed some love.

Share the love,



  1. I love your blog! and your beautiful kids! oh ya and these yummy looking cupcakes.

  2. it was my birthday last week and i didn't get any carrot cupcakes...

  3. What kind do you like the most Kim? I know you are happy to keep your birthday going all month long. And eou know I love any excuse to bake, as long as I can drop them ALL off at your house.


  4. OMG cupcakes are my WEAKNESS! They look did you stop at one? I would have needed to double the batch and eaten half myself, haha!

  5. Oh Carrot Cake in cupcake form.....this would be a disaster if I was left alone with them. They looked delicious.....yyuummmmm.
    I love carrot cake....Im not a big cake eater but carrot cake I will always make an exeption for!!!

  6. Please share your frosting recipe! Looks absolutely delicious!

  7. Carrot cupcakes sounds healthy.
    you should also share your recipes!
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  8. I want one! Just one....ok maybe all of them : )

  9. Carrot cake- my favorite. These look so delicious!

  10. I used the recipe from Smitten Kitchen for the cupcakes, it was good and light. Next time I will add a touch more nutmeg and cinnamon and a little less ginger.

    I made the frosting by beating the following together:

    2 packs cream cheese
    2 Sticks butter
    2 cups powdered sugar
    2 TSP vanilla, maybe more I did not measure, just taste and see if it needs more.



  11. Oh my goodness, those cupcakes look delish! I am going to have to make them!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog, I can't wait to read more of yours!

  12. How did you make the frosting look so pretty? I have always wanted to make beautiful cupcakes. I think the kids at Mustard Seed must secretly wish I'd just buy them treats for their holiday parties :) And if they saw my caramel apples this year they would be most grateful I bailed on the homemade versions and bought the caramel apples & just made brownies.

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  14. Meg, it is so easy. You just put the frosting into a large zip lock bag and cut the tip of a corner off and then pipe it in a circle.

  15. OK, how fantastic are these? And I actually NEED a good carrot cake cupcake recipe for my daughter's Peter Rabbit Picnic!

  16. They look soooo good! YUM!
    I am following you from the hop...please stop by and say hi

  17. YUM! I should make these, Garth would LOVE them!

  18. Elena,
    I have been on the cupcake kick lately...but I've given them away to the neighbors. Cream Cheese frosting is my weakness...spoonful after spoonful. XO
    Yours look so pretty!

  19. Oh goodness, you showed love indeed! Healthy or not, these are fabulous.

  20. The photos alone made me gain a pound or two! These look delish.

  21. Who says carrot cupcakes aren't healthy ;) ;)