Perfect for anytime celebrations, thesedelightful cupcakes feature a delicious orange-cream cheese frostingand a nutritious secret you can feel better about – pumpkin!That’s right, pumpkin adds a powerful nutrition boost to youreveryday meals and festive desserts.
Recipe: Pumpkin Carrot Cupcakeswith Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting
Pumpkin Carrot Cupcakes:1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups packed brown sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 teaspoons grated orange peel – divided use
1 (15-ounce) can LIBBY’S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
4 large eggs
2 cups grated carrots
3/4 cup golden raisinsOrange-Cream Cheese Frosting:
4 ounces light cream cheese
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
Candied orange peel for garnish (optional)
Makes 24 cupcakes.
Preparation Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Cooling Time: 20 mins cooling
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24of recipe): Calories: 230 Calories from Fat: 60 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 1.5 g Cholesterol: 40 mg Sodium: 250 mg Carbohydrates:40 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 30 g Protein: 3 g
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