Apple Carrot Cupcakes

Apple Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting recipe

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Apple carrot cupcakes are one of the best seasonal treats, with the natural sweetness of crisp apples and earthy notes of fresh carrots. These mouthwatering treats bring a delightful fusion of fruit and vegetables. With their perfectly balanced flavors, it can satisfy your sweet cravings. It is easy to make these yummy delights, so let’s learn how to enjoy these flavors.

Ingredients For Apple Carrot Cupcakes

  • All-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • Baking soda
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Sugar
  • Vegetable oil
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Carrots
  • Apples

Ingredient Notes and Variations

All-purpose flour: Use high-quality flour for your cupcakes’ perfect texture and structure. Use whole wheat flour to make these cupcakes if you want a healthy option.

Cinnamon and nutmeg: Balanced quantities of nutmeg and cinnamon help you to achieve warm flavors that perfectly complement the refreshing flavors of carrots and apples.

Sugar: It sweetens your cupcakes. You can use granulated sugar, brown sugar, or other natural sweeteners according to your preference.

Vegetable oil: You can use alternative vegetable oil, like olive oil, sesame oil, coconut oil, etc., to bring innovative texture and flavor.

How To Make Apple Carrot Cupcakes?

1: Prepare the mixture

Preheat the oven and keep the temperature at 350°F. Add salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and all-purpose flour in a bowl. Beat eggs, sugar, and oil until fluffy in a separate bowl.

2: Add apples and carrots

Grate the apples and carrots. Stir them well with dry ingredients.

Combine them with soft hands. Don’t over-mix. Mix the dry and wet ingredients.

3: Bake the cupcake

Baked Apple Carrot Cupcakes

Transfer the batter to 12 lined cupcake tin. Place the cupcake tray in a preheated oven.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Test with a toothpick. If it remains clean, then cupcakes are ready.

Let them cool at room temperature. Frost them with Cream Cheese if you like.

Apple Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Carrot Cupcakes

Muhammad Kashif
Apple carrot cupcakes are one of the best seasonal treats, with the natural sweetness of crisp apples and earthy notes of fresh carrots. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 12 Cupcakes


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup grated apples
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ tablespoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

How to Make?

  • Preheat the oven and keep the temperature at 350°F.
  • Mix baking soda, nutmeg, flour, cinnamon, and sugar in a bowl.
  • Add grated apple and carrot to the dry ingredients. Don’t over-mix.
  • Beat eggs, oil, sugar, and vanilla extract until fluffy.
  • Incorporate the dry and wet mixtures.
  • Transfer the batter to a cupcake tin.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Decorate with frosting and sprinkles and serve.


Serving: 1CupcakeCalories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 2.8gFat: 14.6gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 223mgPotassium: 82mgFiber: 0.8gSugar: 13.3gCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
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