How to Make Spiced Carrot Cake Cupcakes

by Cupkakery Cupcakes


  • 300 Milliliters Sunflower oil
  • 225 Grams Soft brown sugar
  • 175 Grams Golden syrup
  • 350 Grams Self raising flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon Bicarbonate soda
  • 225 Grams Grated Carrots
  • 30 Grams Desiccated coconut
  • 100 Grams unsalted butter
  • 100 Grams icing sugar
  • 1 Zest and rind orange
  • 1 Zest and rind of a orange
  • 4 Medium eggs
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Weigh out the oil, sugar, golden syrup and gather your 4 eggs

    Step 2

    Add the oil, sugar, golden syrup and eggs to a mixing bowl

    Step 3

    Weight out the flour, spices and bicarbonate of soda

    Step 4

    Grate your carrots and weigh coconut

    Step 5

    Mix the oil, sugar, golden syrup and eggs together for about a minute

    Step 6

    Add the flour and spices and mix on high speed for about a minute

    Step 7

    Add the grated carrot and coconut to the cake mix and mix gently for about 20 seconds till just combined.

    Step 8

    Using an ice cream scoop line a muffin tin with cupcake cases 2/3 full

    Step 9

    Bake on 180c/350f or Gas 4 for approx 22 minutes, check after 20 minutes to see how they are getting on

    Step 10

    Make your butter cream with 250g unsalted butter and 250g icing sugar, add the juice and rind of a lemon & orange, add to buttercream and then beat, add a little hot water and continue to beat

    Step 11

    When cakes are cool pipe on your buttercream and eat #yum