Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Preparation

20 mins

Cooking

25 mins

Makes

10

Low FODMAP serve

1

What’s better than carrot cake? Mini carrot cakes! A great picnic dish, these low FODMAP Carrot Cake Cupcakes are sure to be a crowd pleaser.

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What you'll need

For the cupcakes

almond milk

1 cup almond milk

apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

butter

¼ cup butter

brown sugar

½ cup brown sugar

caster sugar

¼ cup caster sugar

Lo-Fo Pantry All Purpose/ Plain Flour

1 cup Lo-Fo Pantry All Purpose/ Plain Flour

Lo-Fo Pantry Baking Mix

1 cup Lo-Fo Pantry Baking Mix

ground cinnamon

½ tablespoon ground cinnamon

carrots

180g shredded carrot

walnuts

100g walnuts

salt

1 pinch salt

vanilla essence

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

For the icing

ricotta cheese

70g smooth ricotta

butter

30g butter

icing sugar

2 ½ cups icing sugar


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Process

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C fan forced and grease a standard muffin tray.

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl, combine the almond milk and apple cider vinegar and set aside for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Meanwhile, peel and shred the carrots and roughly chop the walnuts

Step 4

Add the melted butter and sugars to the milk mixture and stir to combine.

Step 5

Sift in the flours and cinnamon, and add the salt and vanilla. Whisk until the mixture is smooth.

Step 6

Add the shredded carrot and chopped walnuts and fold through until evenly incorporated.

Step 7

Divide the mixture between 10 holes of the muffin tray and bake for 25 minutes or until cupcakes have shrunk in slightly from the edges of the tray and an inserted skewer comes out clean.

Step 8

Turn the cupcakes out onto a wire rack to cool.

Step 9

To prepare the icing, place the butter and ricotta in a large mixing bowl and cream together using an electric whisk.

Step 10

Add the icing sugar and whisk until a smooth buttercream forms.

Step 11

Spread or pipe the icing onto the cupcakes.

Recipe developed by Lindsay Fordham @thatlofolife

*Recipe approved by FODMAP Friendly to the recommended serving size as appropriate for a low FODMAP diet

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