Cream Cheese Stuffed Carrot Cake Muffins

YUMMLY
16Ingredients
35Minutes
260Calories

Description

Warm spiced carrot cake muffins bake with a cheesecake surprise in the center. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.

Ingredients

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  • 3 medium carrots (about 1 1/3 cups, finely grated)
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts (0.75 oz. per 3 Tbsp., optional)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar (100g per 1/2 cup, packed)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar (67g per 1/3 cup, 25g per 2Tbsp., divided)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce (80g per 1/3 cup)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract (divided)
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (or a blend of cinnamon, ginger powder, nutmeg, allspice and ground cloves)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (scant)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 egg yolk
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
    2. Line a 12-cavity muffin pan with muffin/cupcake liners.
    3. Grate the carrots and finely chop the walnuts.
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    NutritionView More

    260Calories
    Sodium10% DV250mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs10% DV31g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories260Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol65mg22%
    Sodium250mg10%
    Potassium130mg4%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate31g10%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars18g36%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium6%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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