It’s National Cupcake Day!

It is National Cupcake Day, and what better way to celebrate than with some delicious fresh cupcakes!  Here is a recipe we think you will love!  Bake and enjoy!


  • Cupcake Batter

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ⅔ cup Swany White Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ½ tablespoons grated carrot
  • 1 teaspoon raisins, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon walnuts, chopped
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 4 cups powdered sugar, sifted lightly to remove any lumps
  • 1 lb packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract



For the frosting:

  1. In a large bowl, mix butter and cream cheese together until smooth.  A hand mix3er will work best for this.
  2. Slowly add in the powdered sugar and vanilla until it is nice and creamy.
  3. Chill.

For the cupcakes:

  1. Prepare a cupcake pan with liners and preheat your over to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk butter until fluffy, a stand mixer works best for this.
  3. Slowly add the sugar to your butter and cream until the butter is fairly light in color.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, being sure that each egg is mixed completely before adding the next.
  5. Pour milk in while mixing.
  6. Then add your Swany White Flour and baking powder and mix until smooth, being careful to not over-mix.
  7. Add in the carrots, raisins, cinnamon and chopped walnuts.
  8. Scoop into cupcake liners, about 1/3 full.
  9. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes then remove from the oven and cool.
  10. Frost and decorate however you like!