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Carrot Cake with Marmalade Cream Cheese Frost

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Category: Cakes, Nuts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Unbleached all purpose flour
  • 2 ts Baking soda
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 4 lg Eggs
  • 3/4 c Vegetable oil
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 2/3 c Packed golden brown sugar
  • 1/2 c Orange marmalade
  • 1/2 c Orange juice
  • 3 c (lightly packed) grated
  • Peeled carrots
  • 3/4 c Chopped toasted walnuts


4 8-oz packages cream cheese
Room temperature
2 c Powdered sugar
1 1/4 c (about) orange marmalade
6 tb (3/4 stick) unsalted butter
Room temperature
2 ts Grated orange peel
1 1/4 c Finely chopped toasted
Walnuts (about 6 oz)

FOR CAKE: Preheat oven to 350-degree F. Butter and flour two
9-inch-diameter cake pans with 2-inch-high sides. Sift first 5 ingredients
into medium bols. Beat eggs, oil, sugars, marmalade and juice in large bowl
until blended. Stir in dry ingredients. Fold in carrots and nuts. Divide
batter between cake pans. Bake until tester inserted into centers comes out
clean, about 40 minutes. Transfer cakes to racks; cool 15 minutes. Turn out
cakes onto racks; cool completely.

FOR FROSTING: Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar in large
bowl until smooth. Add 3/4 cup marmalade, butter and orange peel and beat
just until smooth. If necessary, cover and chill until firm enough to

Place 1 cake on plate. Spread with 1/4 cup marmalade. Spread 1 cup
frosting over. Top with second cake. Spoon 2 cups frosting into pastry bag
fitted with large star tip. Spread remaining frosting smoothly over top and
sides of cake.

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