KWA Topped Mini Carrot Cupcakes

KISSES Topped Mini Carrot Cupcakes

There's no better Easter dessert than carrot cake, and these mini carrot cupcakes are a shareable version of a classic. Top them off with rich cream cheese frosting and HERSHEY'S KISSES Milk Chocolates with Almonds. They're a quick and eay dessert option for bakers of all levels.

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SKILL LEVEL : BeginnerPREP TIME : 30  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories0
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories0
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped almonds (optional)
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING (recipe follows)
  • 24 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates with Almonds

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line mini muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper or foil baking cups.
  • 2. Beat egg, oil and vanilla in medium bowl with wooden spoon or wire whisk. Stir together flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon and baking soda; add to egg mixture and blend well. Stir in carrot and almonds, if desired. Place about 2 teaspoons mixture in each prepared cup.
  • 3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Remove wrappers from chocolates. Prepare and frost cupcakes with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING. Top each cupcake with chocolate piece. Makes about 24 cupcakes.
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: Beat 1 package (3 oz.) softened cream cheese and 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) softened butter until smooth. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat until smooth. About 1-1/2 cups frosting.
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