The Best Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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This Carrot Cake Cupcakes recipe is one of my absolute favorite cupcake recipes. They are moist and packed with flavor thanks to its wet ingredients.

24 cupcakes
For the Carrot Cupcakes:
1 c. whole pecans ( divided )
1 c. vegetable oil
1 c. brown sugar ( tightly packed )
¾ c. white sugar
3 T. molasses
1 c. unsweetened applesauce
2 t. real vanilla extract
2½ c. all-purpose flour
2 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
½ t. salt
2 t. ground cinnamon
1 t. ground ginger
½ t. ground nutmeg
½ t. ground cloves
2 c. fresh carrots ( finely shredded )
For the Homemade Cream Cheese Frosting:
8 oz. cream cheese ( room temperature )
4 T. unsalted butter ( room temperature )
1 t. real vanilla extract
¼ t. salt
1¾ c. powdered sugar

Step #1. Arrange both oven racks equal distance apart. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line two 12-cup muffin tins with cupcake liners to perfect the cupcake form. Set aside.

Step #2. Finely chop...
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Nutritions

Calories
9111

Sodium
4461mg
185% DV

Fat
267g
411% DV

Protein
110g
221% DV

Carbs
1577g
536% DV

Fiber
77g
310% DV