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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Easy Healthy Dessert

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Coconut Whipped Cream Frosting

Today starts season 3 of the HGG Cooking Show! Can you believe it’s been almost 3 years since the very first HGG Cooking Video posted? Thank you so much for watching, subscribing to my channel and for all your great comments! I love connecting with you! 

To celebrate our first new cooking video of the season, which happens to also be in the new Los Angeles HGG Kitchen, we are going to make some dessert! And not just any dessert… we are making one of my all time favorites… carrot cake cupcakes with coconut whipped cream frosting! This recipe happens to be gluten-free, vegan & raw but don’t let these healthy words scare you… it just means that these cupcakes happen to be healthy and require no cooking! So let’s get to it! 

Click play to watch today’s new cooking video and enjoy the printable recipe below. Thank you for stopping by the HGG Blog today! xx Megan

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Coconut Whipped Cream Frosting
Yields 12
A dessert you can enjoy guilt-free!
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To Make Cupcakes
  1. 3 large carrots, peeled & chopped
  2. 2 cups dates, pitted
  3. 1.5 cups rolled oats
  4. 1.5 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  5. 1/2 cup walnut halves
  6. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  7. 1 teaspoon cardamon
  8. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
To Make Frosting
  1. 1 cup canned coconut cream (the thick portion from canned coconut milk)
  2. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  3. 1/3 cup powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Add carrots, dates, oats, shredded coconut, walnuts, cinnamon, cardamon & vanilla extract into a food processor and pulse together
  2. Line a cupcake tin (muffin tin) with cupcake liners and fill with cupcake batter
  3. Use a spoon to push batter into cups to mold into a cupcake shape
  4. Place cupcakes into the freezer
  5. Meanwhile, to make frosting add coconut cream, vanilla extract and powdered sugar into a stand mixer and whip until stiff and creamy
  6. Remove cupcakes from freezer
  7. Add frosting into a pastry bag with decorating tip and add frosting to each cupcake
  8. Place cupcakes back into the freezer for 15 to 20 minutes to "set" before enjoying!
Notes
  1. Choose organic ingredients when possible
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Megan Roosevelt is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Host, Video Producer as well as the founder and CEO of Healthy Grocery Girl®

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