Carrot Cake Cupcakes.. Help!!

Baking By Mad Batter Updated 6 Feb 2013 , 2:07pm by Nellas22

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Mad Batter Posted 23 Jan 2013 , 9:10pm
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I have tried 2 different recipes for carrot cake and tried to make cupcakes with them.. they both flopped!! Help!! Does anyone have a recipe for carrot cake cupcakes ... I have someone who wants them for a wedding in July so I need to get something figured out. I have no clue what is going wrong with them or why I cant seem to make them. Thanks :) Deb 

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sfandm Posted 23 Jan 2013 , 9:13pm
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What are they doing? Caving in the middle? If so, the same thing happened to me with 2 different recipes also. I bake from scratch, and followed the recipe to a T, but both times this happened. I actually posted on here, and got several suggestions. You should find the post and print out all the suggestions. I have more to make tomorrow and if you want will let you know how these turn out.

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LovelyCakes4Us Posted 23 Jan 2013 , 9:20pm
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AI sometimes use WASC replace the white mix for carrot cake. I also just use three whole eggs and only vanilla beans/extract. HTH

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Mad Batter Posted 23 Jan 2013 , 9:25pm
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Yes they are caving in the middle and they overflow over the top of the cupcake liner and Im not filling them any fuller than I do my reg ones.. I too am using recipes from scratch and following them to a T also.. I will try to find your post and read the suggestions. Thanks :) 

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Mad Batter Posted 23 Jan 2013 , 11:09pm
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that would be great if you let me know how yours turn out :) I printed off the suggestions from the thread you posted about these too so hopefully that will also help me. I might try again friday lol. Thanks so much and good luck with yours tomorrow 

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stsapph Posted 24 Jan 2013 , 4:05am
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http://allrecipes.com/recipe/best-carrot-cake-ever/

 

I use this recipe all of the time for cupcakes and they always come out awesome. Fair warning, you get about four dozen from this recipe. Good luck!

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Godot Posted 24 Jan 2013 , 5:30am
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Not every cake recipe is suitable for cupcakes.

 

I'm sure you could halve or even quarter the recipe above, but you might have to adjust your leavenings.

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Osgirl Posted 25 Jan 2013 , 9:03pm
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This is the recipe I use.

 

http://cakecentral.com/a/carrot-cupcakes

 

I took Sprinkles' strawberry cupcake recipe (which I love) and replaced strawberry with shredded carrots. Yum!

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sewlo Posted 4 Feb 2013 , 5:53pm
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This is the recipe I use for my carrot cake cupcakes (can also be used for cake) and people usually fight over them!  I omit the pecans as many people don't like them (though I think it's better with them!)

 

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/gigis-carrot-cake-recipe/index.html
 

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Mad Batter Posted 6 Feb 2013 , 2:27am
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Thanks everyone :)

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Nellas22 Posted 6 Feb 2013 , 2:06pm
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This may be a little late, but I made carrot cupcakes with the following recipe:  http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/4425/carrot-cake

 

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I used buttercream inside the cakes and "sacrificed" a few cupcakes I'd over cooked on the first trial.

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Nellas22 Posted 6 Feb 2013 , 2:07pm
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This may be a little late, but I made carrot cupcakes with the following recipe:  http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/4425/carrot-cake

 

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I used buttercream inside the cakes and "sacrificed" a few cupcakes I'd over cooked on the first trial.

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