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Curried Carrot Cupcakes with Basil Cream Cheese Frosting

Curried Carrot Cupcakes with Basil Cream Cheese Frosting
Servings:
24
Total Time:
35 minutes

Ingredients

1 box carrot cake mix (15.25–16 oz)
3 large eggs (or 3/4 cup egg substitute)
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/4 cups water
2 teaspoons curry powder
24 count cupcake liners
2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped
1 orange, for zest
1 (16-oz) container cream cheese frosting
24 pecan halves (optional)

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare cake mix following package instructions (with 3 eggs, oil, water, and curry powder).
  2. Place cupcake liners in muffin pan. Spoon batter into prepared cups, filling each about two-thirds full. Bake 18–20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand to cool on wire rack for 15 minutes. Chop basil. Zest orange (1 teaspoon).
  3. Combine frosting with basil and orange zest, whisk thoroughly. Spread evenly onto each cupcake; garnish with pecan half, if desired.

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Nutritional Information

Amount per 1/24 recipe serving: Calories 210, Total Fat 11.00g, Sat Fat 2.50g, Trans Fat 1.00g, Chol 45mg, Sodium 150mg, Total Carb 27g, Fiber 1.00g, Sugars 21g, Protein 2g, Calc 2%, Vit A 8%, Vit C 2%, Iron 6%

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