Bakery Desserts Food

Carrot Cake Cuppies

September 16, 2011

Craving carrot cake is a frequent request of Husby’s. The downfall? The cake is seriously humungo-jumbo in size. It would end up going to waste if not shared with everyone on the street. Not this time. I decided to turn them into mini carrot cake cuppies. The leftovers are easily frozen (minus the icing) for a quick treat when the urge creeps in.

Speaking of which…


  • Reply Dee September 16, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    hi, i hope i’m not being a big dummy, but i would love to print this recipe off without printing the entire page. i cannot copy and paste for some reason. is there a place on your blog where your recipes are printer friendly?

    • Reply missy September 17, 2011 at 2:14 pm

      All the recipes are saved as images. You can right click and save them and then print. Let me know if you’re still having issues and I can send it to you. Would it be helpful for me to also post them as a pdf? I can do that as well. 🙂

  • Reply Anna @ The Guiltless Life September 16, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    They’re so adorable! Your presentation is exquisite Missy! You should be a food stylist – there is such a thing lol.

    • Reply missy September 17, 2011 at 2:15 pm

      I love food. ha! What’s even better is food is patient… I can play around with it until I’m happy with a shot. Thank you so very much, Anna. You’re too sweet.

  • Reply Maggie September 16, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    This still makes me want to open a cupcake truck with you, these look delicious!

    • Reply missy September 17, 2011 at 2:16 pm

      Dude. Seriously. We have issues when it comes to cuppies. Speaking of which… I think it’s time for another Georgetown order.

  • Reply Courtney September 17, 2011 at 3:21 am

    Do you take the pictures of your food or do you have a friend? Because they are always so beautiful!

    • Reply missy September 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm

      I take all the pictures found on the blog (yes, an amateur) other than the posts sponsored by Brandy Cardarelli Photography (who rocks my face off). You’re too kind, Courtney. xo

  • Reply holly ann September 17, 2011 at 5:39 am

    I love your presentation idea! I grew up LOVING my sweet Maw Maw’s carrot cake…she’d love to see these cuppies! Super cute girl! Love all of your posts! 🙂

    • Reply missy September 17, 2011 at 2:19 pm

      Love that these lil’ treats bring back sweet memories for you! Food truly links generations.

  • Reply Natalie September 17, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    I heart this post! Cupcakes are delicious and I love carrot cake so thanx!


    • Reply missy September 18, 2011 at 2:55 pm

      I hope you enjoy them! 🙂

  • Reply Heather September 18, 2011 at 1:12 am

    I’ve never been privy to this sharing of this cake 🙁

  • Reply Dee September 20, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    thanks, i was able to right click on the text and save it, then print. i don’t know if a pdf would be different or easier. as you can probably tell, i am not that great with computers;)

  • Reply Kyle October 31, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    I made these last week for a coworker who had been begging for carrot cake. I finally relented after coming across your recipe via pinterest. They turned out WONDERFULLY! Thank you for the yummy recipe – it’s a keeper!

  • Reply Michelle Aguirre March 23, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    Could you please email me the recipe for the Carrot Cake Cuppies…having trouble printing it. Copy and pasting didn’t work out so well either! Sounds yummy for Easter Brunch ~ Thanks bunches, Michelle

  • Reply Anna Murdoch January 28, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    Hi:) This will be my first time attempting to make these. My daughters first birthday is coming up and wanted to do some sort of alternative to a regular sugary cupcake. Thought this would be a great idea:) My question is….do i need to alter the recipe at all if I choose not to use any nuts?? Thank you:)

    • Reply missy January 29, 2013 at 2:31 am

      You can keep the recipe as is (even with eliminating the nuts). Happy birthday, little one! xo

  • Reply Andrea November 11, 2014 at 2:13 am

    I love the idea of treating these lovely, delicious cupcakes as little double layer cakes. It will satisfy my cream cheese frosting urge with frosting in the middle and on top. I usually always make extra frosting for my carrot cakes to add to each bite. I never thought to do that before and love the idea. I will definitely try your recipe.

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