Penny Cupcakes

Penny Cupcakes
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  • 12Servings


  • 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 carrot, grated, plus more for garnish
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 6 ounces softened cream cheese


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees . Grease two 12-cup muffin pans. In a large bowl, mix together the mashed bananas, carrot, egg and honey; stir in 3 cups water.

In another large bowl, stir together the flour, cinnamon, allspice, ginger and baking powder; mix into the carrot mixture.

Fill each muffin cup about three-quarters full. Bake until firm and dry, about 45 minutes. Let cool, then top each cupcake with more grated carrot and smear with cream cheese.