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Apple Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Apple Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Customize boxed carrot cake into applesauce-stuffed cupcakes. Use store-bought cream cheese frosting, or make your own. Recipe courtesy of Jennie-O.

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Ingredients

  • 1 21.41-ounce package carrot cake mix
  • 1/2 Cup applesauce
  • 1 16-ounce container cream cheese frosting
  • 1/2 Cup chopped toasted pecans or apple pie filling, for garnish

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line two 12-cup muffin tins with paper liners.

Prepare the cake mix according to package directions. Fill the muffin cups with the batter. Bake according to package directions. Cool.

Using a melon baller, scoop out the center of each cupcake, scooping almost to the bottom of the cupcake. Spoon 1 generous teaspoon of applesauce into each hole. Frost the tops with cream cheese frosting. Sprinkle the cupcakes with chopped pecans. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings24
Calories Per Serving169
Total Fat4g7%
Sugar12gN/A
Saturated1g6%
Protein1g2%
Carbs32g11%
Vitamin A0.9µg0.1%
Vitamin C1mg2%
Calcium35mg3%
Fiber0.3g1.4%
Folate (food)1µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)28µg7%
Folic acid16µgN/A
Iron0.3mg1.8%
Magnesium3mg1%
Monounsaturated1gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.3mg1.7%
Phosphorus72mg10%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium25mg1%
Sodium168mg7%
Sugars, added12gN/A