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These Carrot Cake Cupcakes Might Be The Key To Happiness

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    We may have Joy the Baker's infamous "Man Bait" Apple Crisp recipe committed to memory, but it's not the only reason we're loyal to this self-taught dessert maven. Joy's hilariously soulful commentary, undying devotion to butter, and her steadfast belief that cake is a perfectly acceptable breakfast choice is what really keeps us coming back for more.
    There’s a very specific sort of kitchen math that runs through my brain every time I stare into my refrigerator and try to figure out what to make.

    Unfortunately, the hungrier I am when I approach the refrigerator, the more difficult it is to process this math. If I pray that there’s enough oil, enough eggs, enough canned pineapple, enough sugar, and enough flour — maybe, just maybe I can produce carrot cake cupcakes from a good, long stare in the fridge.

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