Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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A family and friend favorite carrot cupcake recipe with crushed pineapple and chopped walnuts. They are topped with a delectable four ingredient white chocolate cream cheese frosting.

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Carrot Cake:
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups shredded carrots
1/2 cup crushed pineapple
1 cup chopped walnuts
White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting:
1/4 cup white chocolate chips
4 ounces cream cheese softened
2 cups powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan with cupcake baking cup liners. In medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon and nutmeg....


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Nutritions

Calories
450

Sodium
290mg
12% DV

Fat
15g
24% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
65g
22% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV