Rabbit’s Carrot Cupcakes recipe (Winnie the Pooh themed fun)



Spring is in the air! I hope.  After a long winter filled with unusual weather patterns we are ready to see signs of spring. What better way to celebrate than by watching the new Winnie the Pooh Blu-ray Springtime with Roo (released on March 11th) while enjoying Rabbit’s Carrot Cupcakes?  Want to know how to make them for your gang?

Rabbit's Carrot Cupcakes #recipe (Winnie the Pooh themed fun)
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Serves: 12
Delicious Carrot Cupcakes with a cream cheese frosting. Simple to make carrots can be added to the top for decoration.
  • For Cake:
  • 1 cups (8 ounces) EACH all purpose flour and granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons EACH baking soda and baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons EACH vanilla and ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups (12 ounces) grated carrots
  • ½ cup (4 ounces) chopped walnuts
  • ⅔ cup (6 ounces) vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • For Frosting:
  • ¼ cup (2 ounces) butter, at room temperature
  • ½ cup (4 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • For Carrots
  • ½ cup (4 ounces) fondant
  • orange food coloring
  • 4 green gummy worms, cut into thirds
  • Easier way to make carrots:
  • 12 orange Starburst candies
  • 12 green Starburst candies
  1. For cake:
  2. Preheat oven to 350. Place cupcake liners in a 12 cup muffin pan. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots and then pecans. Spoon into muffin cups, filling each cup half full. Bake 25 or 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  3. For Frosting:
  4. Combine the butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and vanilla in a small bowl. Mix until combined. Pipe onto cooled cupcakes.
  5. For carrots:
  6. Place fondant in a small bowl and add orange food coloring if desired. Knead until food coloring is well mixed into the carrots. Pinch off small amount (about a tablespoon) of fondant and roll into carrot shape. Using a knife, make grooves in the fondant to resemble grooves in carrot. Add the green gummy worm segment to the top of the carrot. Position on the cupcake.
  7. Easy Way to make carrots:
  8. Unwrap Starburst candies. On a piece of waxed paper, use a glass to roll over each piece of Starburst until thin. Shape orange pieces into carrot shape. Add green pieces for leaves. Arrange on top of cupcake.

Ready for Pooh and Roo? Here’s a cute clip from their new Bluray release.

Do you have a favorite carrot cupcakes recipe? Who is your favorite Winnie the Pooh character?


I received a copy of Disney’s Winnie The Pooh Springtime with Roo. All opinions expressed are my own.


  1. martha says

    maybe do a lower angle and a little further back next time? I still want to make them .and id totally eat yours. :)

    • Pam says

      Thank you. :) I am always open to tips. You are welcome to come over anytime and eat some cupcakes with me. I might just have to ship them to you. lol

  2. says

    This movies is adorable – we got it when it came out and have already watched several times. These cupcakes are fun to go with it!

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