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white rustic cake stand with 10 white frosted cupcakes and stack of pink plates with silver spoons ontop. bouquet of blue hydrangeas

Carrot Cupcakes with Sweet Orange Frosting

Carrot Cupcakes with Sweet Orange Frosting have the sweet and citrus taste to them for a perfect combo.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 12 Cupcakes

Ingredients
  

Cupcakes

  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cups Grated Carrot
  • 2/3 Cups Oil
  • 2 Eggs Beaten

Frosting

  • 4 Ounces Cream Cheese Softened
  • 4 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Orange extract or Substitute with Sweet Orange Essential Oil
  • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar

Instructions
 

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl combine the grated carrots and oil.
  • Slowly add in the flour mixture. Add the beaten eggs. Stir just until combined.
  • Put your liners in the muffin tin. Fill liner about 2/3 full. Bake about 13 minutes.

Frosting

  • Combine cream cheese, butter, orange marmalade, orange juice, vanilla, and orange extract. Mix until combined and smooth.
  • Add powdered sugar until smooth and combined
  • Once cupcakes are completely cooled, frost them.