Pumpkin Carrot Muffins With Vanilla Frosting
Pumpkin Carrot Muffins With Vanilla Frosting
Get this quick and easy pumpkin carrot muffin recipe from Fresh with Anna Olson.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Baking
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 25 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
Ingredients
  • Muffins
  • ½ cup unsalted Butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Golden yellow sugar, packed
  • 2 large Eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup pure Pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup Sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground Ginger
  • 1 cup finely grated Carrot
  • Frosting
  • ¼ cup 2% Milk
  • 1 tablespoon 2% Milk
  • ½ cup unsalted Butter, room temperature
  • Icing sugar, sifted (3-4 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla bean paste
  • 1 teaspoon pure Vanilla extract
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F and grease or line with paper cups 24 muffin cups
  2. Cream butter and sugars until evenly combined Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in pumpkin, sour cream and vanilla
  3. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices. Stir into pumpkin mixture, then stir in grated carrots
  4. Spoon into prepared tins and bake for about 25 minutes, until a tester inserted in the centre of the muffin comes out clean
  5. Cool for 15 minutes in the tin before removing to cool completely
  6. For frosting, beat butter with electric beaters until fluffy
  7. Add 2 cups of icing sugar, plus milk and vanilla and beat for 3 minutes on high speed until fluffy
  8. Add remaining 1 to 2 cups icing sugar until frosting is a fluffy, spreadable consistency
  9. Spread frosting generously onto each muffin

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