Carrot Cupcakes with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting
You can fit this luscious take on an all-time favorite carrot cake dessert recipe into a diabetic meal plan.
Tip: Be sure to finely shred the carrots to prevent them from sinking to the bottom of the pan during baking.
If desired, save cake scraps and make parfaits by layering the cake with thawed frozen light whipped dessert topping.
If using a sugar substitute, choose Splenda(R) Sugar Blend for Baking in place of granulated sugar. Choose Splenda(R) Brown Sugar Blend for Baking in place of brown sugar. Follow package directions to use product amount that's equivalent to 1/2 cup granulated and brown sugars. Nutrition analysis per serving: same as below except 231 calories, 25 g carbohydrates, 186 mg sodium. Daily values: 3% calcium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 other carbohydrates. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2
2 fat, 2 other carbohydrates