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Carrot Raisin Cupcakes with Mango Marscapone Icing

Duncan Hines Decadent Carrot Raisin Cupcakes with Mango Marscapone Icing. The taste result is creamy, earthy, sweet. Yum, Yum, Yum !!!

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  • Servings: Yields 12 Cupcakes
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Ingredients

  • Cupcakes:
  • 1 box Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Decadent Carrot Cake
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup hot water (add carrot/raisin pouch and allow to stand 5 minutes)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Icing:
  • 6 Tbs. unsalted butter, at room
  • temperature
  • 1 1 ?2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup mango puree
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 4 oz. cold mascarpone
  • Strips of dried mango for garnish

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. For Cupcakes:
  3. Add carrot/raisin pouch to the 1 cup of water and allow to stand for a minimum of 5 minutes. In a mixing bowl, add cake mix, flour, baking powder, eggs, oil, and carrot/raisin/water mixture. Mix by hand until completely blended, approximately 50 strokes. Pour batter into paper-lined cupcake pans 2/3 full. Bake cupcakes for 20 - 22 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool in pans for 15 minute on wire rack, then remove from pans and cool completely on rack before frosting.
  4. Icing:
  5. To make the mascarpone icing, in the bowl of an electric mixer, beat together the butter and confectioners sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the lemon zest and mango puree, add the mascarpone until blended.
  6. When the cupcakes are cool, frost them and garnish with strips of dried mango.

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moisten a cake

moisten a cake

If you find you tend to over cook or have dry cakes ( i know hard to do with duncan hines) add a little chocolate pudding to a chocolate cake mix or applesauce to a yellow cake mix yummy!!!


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Substitute

When making the pineapple upside down cake I sustitute the juice from the can of pineapple for the water.





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