Cream Cheese Frosted Carrot Cupcakes

Make that traditional carrot cake mix a little more festive with some homemade cream cheese frosting! Perfect for Easter parties or just because cream cheese frosting is delicious any time of year. 🙂

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Cream Cheese Frosted Carrot Cupcakes
Recipe Type: Carrot Cake, Cupcakes, Easter
Cuisine: Dessert
Author: Claire McCormick of “Claire Tastes”
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 16
Make that traditional carrot cake mix a little more festive with some homemade cream cheese frosting! Perfect for Easter parties or just because cream cheese frosting is delicious any time of year.
Ingredients
  • 6 oz. Neufchatel cheese
  • ~2 cups confectioner’s sugar, or to taste
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 box carrot cake mix, prepared according to cupcake directions
  • chopped nuts of your choosing, for topping
Instructions
  1. With an electric mixer, beat Neufchatel cheese and sugar until smooth. Add in vanilla.
  2. Frost cupcakes with frosting. Garnish with slivered almonds or walnut pieces.

 

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