Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    ounces white chocolate 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon orange extract 4 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons heavy cream

  • 2

    eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1⅛

    cups white sugar

  • cup brown sugar

  • ½

    cup vegetable oil

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2

    cups shredded carrots

  • ½

    cup crushed pineapple

  • cups all-purpose flour

  • teaspoons baking soda

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ½

    teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1

    cup chopped walnuts

Directions

Lightly grease 12 muffin cups. In small saucepan, melt white chocolate over low heat. Stir until smooth, and allow to cool to room temperature. In a bowl, beat together the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Mix in white chocolate, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and orange extract. Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar until the mixture is fluffy. Mix in heavy cream. Beat together the eggs, white sugar, and brown sugar in a bowl, and mix in the oil and vanilla. Fold in carrots and pineapple. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Mix flour mixture into the carrot mixture until evenly moist. Fold in 1/2 cup walnuts. Transfer to the prepared muffin cups. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Cool completely on wire racks before topping with the icing and sprinkling with remaining walnuts. Nutritional Information Amount Per Serving Calories: 639 | Total Fat: 32.2g | Cholesterol: 80mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Carrot Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing Servings Per Recipe: 12 Amount Per Serving Calories: 639 Total Fat: 32.2g Cholesterol: 80mg Sodium: 317mg Total Carbs: 84.7g Dietary Fiber: 1.8g Protein: 6g VIEW DETAILED NUTRITION About: Nutrition Info ADVERTISE WITH US


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