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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Lemon Ricotta Frosting

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These awesomely fun, light, soft, moist and seductive Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Lemon Ricotta Frosting can make anyone drool. They are absolutely sufficiently sinful to enjoy as a dessert. And also they are sufficiently healthy so that you could eat them for breakfast like I do. I just love ‘em.

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For Carrot Cake Cupcakes:
Wheat flour or Plain flour - 2 cups (225g)
Eggs - 2 large
Cinnamon - 1 tsp
Peeled and Grated carrots - 2½ cup
Chopped walnuts - ½ cup
Baking powder - 1 tsp
Baking soda - 1 tsp
Salt - ½ tsp
Raisins - 4 tbsp (Optional)
Powder sugar - ½ cup (100g)
Vegetable oil - I cup (250ml) (I used rapeseed)
Chopped walnuts and chocolate eggs for decoration (Optional)
Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
For Frosting:
Skim Ricotta - 200g
Greek yogurt - 200g
Lemon juice - ½ tsp
Lemon zest - 1 tsp
Honey - ¼ cup
For The Carrot Cake Cupcakes: Preheat oven to 180°C // 355°F. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, granulated sugar, oil, vanilla, using a wire whisk or an electric hand mixer. Whisk until slightly...
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Nutritions

Calories
27

Sodium
3mg
0% DV

Fat
2g
3% DV

Protein
0.4g
0% DV

Carbs
1g
0% DV

Fiber
0.2g
0% DV

Low-and-slow baked baby back ribs feature a zesty dry rub, sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, and tender, fall-off-the-bone meat! There's no need to tend to a grill or a smoker, because the oven does all of the work. Serve the southern oven baked baby back ribs alongside coleslaw, cornbread, collard greens or mac and cheese for an easy dinner that the whole family will love!

Dry Rub:
1 c brown sugar
1/3 c smoked paprika
1/4 c kosher salt
8 t chili powder
8 t onion powder
8 t garlic powder
Ribs:
2 racks baby back ribs ( about 3.5 lbs. total )
1 c bbq dry rub
bbq sauce ( for basting and serving )
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  • Adjust the oven rack to the middle position. Preheat the oven to 300° F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the ingredients for the dry rub. Set...
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Nutritions

Calories
772

Sodium
11524mg
480% DV

Fat
27g
43% DV

Protein
37g
75% DV

Carbs
95g
32% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV