How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, apple sauce, sugars, pineapple and 2 teaspoons vanilla.
  • Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and small pinch of ground cloves.
  • Stir in carrots.
  • Fold in pecans.
  • Pour into muffin tin lined with beautiful paper or foil liners.
  • Fill each liner 3/4 full.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 min.
  • Let cupcakes cool completely.
  • While cooling, prepare frosting.
  • Frosting:
  • In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • Pile the frosting high on the cooled cupcakes and garnish with the toasted coconut if desired.

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  • toriee 6 years ago
    The are great except mine fell in the middle! They seemed done, but sure dropped after they came out of the oven. I just loaded them with more frosting, so I doubt anyone will turn them down!
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  • luxe 8 years ago
    I just made these and omg they are amazing! The frosting is perfect and the pineapples almost seems to crystallize. Wow! I have to give some away cause I'm home alone tomorrow with 23 cupcakes! lol!
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Oh my! Favorite!!!
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