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Golden Cupcake Recipe


  • cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tbsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Iodized Fine Salt
  • 4 pc Eggs
  • cups Sugar
  • cups Mayonnaise
  • 250 grams Carrots finely grated, 2 cups
  • ½ cup Desiccated Coconut
  • 1 cup Roasted Cashew Nuts coarsely chopped
  • Paper Muffin Cups
  • cup Cream Cheese softened, for cream frosting
  • ¼ cup Butter softened, for cream frosting
  • ¾ tsp Instant Coffee for cream frosting, optional
  • ¾ cup Confectioner’s Sugar for cream frosting
  • 1 can 832 grams Del Monte Fiesta Fruit Cocktail (drained)


  • Preheat oven at 350°F. Line two regular muffin pans with muffin cups. Set aside.
  • Cake:
  • Mix first 4 ingredients. Combine ¼ cup of this mixture into fruit cocktail. Set aside. In a bowl, combine eggs, sugar and mayonnaise. Beat until well blended. Add flour mixture in three batches. Stir in remaining ingredients including DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail. Pour by ¼ cup Batter into prepared pans. Bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
  • Frosting:
  • Cream butter and cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Add sugar and coffee. Mix well. Spread on cake, then sprinkle with nuts if desired.
  • Makes 17 to 20 pieces