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Pumpkin Carrot Cupcakes with Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pumpkin Carrot Cupcakes with Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Level
Easy
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Servings
24 cupcakes
Recipe Info - Prep Time
Prep 
25 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
Cook 
25 min
Pumpkin Carrot Cupcakes with Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting are perfect for spring celebrations! These delightful cupcakes feature a delicious orange-cream cheese frosting and a nutritious secret you can feel better about - pumpkin! That's right, pumpkin adds a powerful nutrition boost to your everyday meals and festive desserts.

INGREDIENTS

MAKE IT

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Paper-line 24 muffin cups.

Step 2

Combine whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Beat brown sugar, oil and 2 teaspoons grated orange peel in large mixer bowl until blended. Add pumpkin and eggs; beat well. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Fold in carrots and raisins. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling 2/3 full.

Step 3

Bake for 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cupcake comes out almost clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Step 4

Beat cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon grated orange peel in small mixer bowl until smooth. Spread over cupcakes; garnish with candied orange peel.

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