Carrot Cupcakes with Orange Icing

120 mins (prep 30)
17 ingredients
makes 12 cupcakes
These delightful cupcakes are great as soon as they've cooled, but their carrot-cake moistness and hint of spice really come through the day after they're baked.

Categories:  hanukkah , cake , entertaining , winter , kid--friendly , american , fall ,
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Serving Size (32.9 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 188.44 Calories from Fat 134.46
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.94g 275.88%
Saturated Fat 1.12g 67.41%
Trans Fat 0.38g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 259.07mg 129.53%
Total Carbohydrate 12.26g 49.03%
Dietary Fiber 0.54 g 25.83%
Sugars 0.05 g %
Protein 1.62g 38.94%
Vitamin A 0.95IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 38.39mg% Iron 0.81mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium carrots, ground ginger, grated nutmeg, large eggs, packed light brown sugar, pure vanilla extract, confectioners sugar, grated orange zest, fresh orange juice, a, garnish