Carrot orange & ginger cupacakes with mascarpone frosting

It's beautiful monday morning here with sunshine but little bit cold, I can feel the fall season is coming soon :)
Last week, I made this carrot orange & ginger cupcakes with mascarpone cheese frosting and sprinkle with orange cream crunch just to add color on the frosting :)


Ingredients : 12 cupcakes
- 8 tbsp butter,softened
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 small orange/grated and juice
- 2 large eggs lightly beaten
- 6 oz / 175 gr carrot grated
- 1/4 cup walnut copped
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 tsp ground pumpkin pie spice
- 2 tbsp fresh ginger /grated
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder


Frosting :
1 1/4 cups mascarpone cheese
4 tbsp confectioners' sugar
grated rind of 1 large orange

sprinkle with orange cream crunch ( optional )

Preparation :
preheat the oven to 350 F,put 12 muffin paper cases in a muffin pan
put butter,sugar orange rind and grated ginger in the bowl and beat together until light and fluffy,
gradually add the eggs beating well after each addition.
add grated carrot into the mixture with walnut and orange juice
stir in the mixture until well mixed
sift in the flour pumpkin pie spice and baking powder and then using a metal spoon fold into the mixture,spoon the butter into paper cases

bake the cupcakes for about 25 minutes or until well risen,transfer to wire rack and let cool

to make a frosting :
put the mascarpone cheese,confectioners' sugar and orange rind in a large bowl until well mixed.
spread the frosting on top each cupcakes,store the cupcakes in the refrigerator until ready to serve
sprinkle with orange cream crunch on top ( optional )

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