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Cheat on Cupcakes with Cupcakes. Sneak in the win – with cheat-code carrot cupcakes. Almond flour, shredded carrots, and protein-packed Quest frosting make for a dessert that redefines carrot cake forever.

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

CARROT CUPCAKES

Yields: 16 servings |  Serving Size: 1 cupcake

Calories: 240  | Protein: 12g  | Fat: 19g | Net Carb: 4g

Total Carb: 6g   | Sugar: 2g

Ingredients

CARROT CUPCAKES

  • 3 cups almond flour
  • ¼ cup zero calorie sweetener
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ginger
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 Vanilla Quest Shake
  • ½ cup 0% greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Frosting:

Topping:

  • 2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tbsp shredded carrots

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and prepare a muffin pan with liners.
  2. In a bowl, stir together the almond flour, baking soda, salt, sweetener and spices.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, carrots, yogurt, Vanilla Quest Shake andvanilla extract.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir until no spots remain.
  5. Fill the lines ¾ full and bake the cupcakes for 18-20 minutes. Let cool.
  6. Make the frosting by using a handheld mixer to combine the cream cheese and butter until fluffy.
  7. Add the sweetener and protein powder and mix until smooth. Use a spoon to frost the cupcakes.
  8. Add the topping ingredients to a bowl and combine. Top the cupcakes with the mixture and serve.

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