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Fluffy Carrot Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Fluffy Carrot Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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How To Make Fluffy Carrot Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

Prefer something a little denser than cupcakes? Look no further, muffins got you covered! These easy muffin recipes will help you create baked treats that are sure to win the hearts of many.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the grated carrots, granulated sugar, vegetable oil, egg, and vanilla extract. Mix well.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.

  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.

  5. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about 3/4 full.

  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

  7. Remove the muffins from the oven and allow them to cool completely on a wire rack.

  8. In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.

  9. Once the muffins are cool, pipe or spread the cream cheese frosting onto each muffin.

  10. Enjoy these fluffy carrot muffins with cream cheese frosting!


  • Calories : 240kcal
  • Total Fat : 12g
  • Saturated Fat : 5g
  • Cholesterol : 52mg
  • Sodium : 307mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 32g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 19g
  • Protein : 3g
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