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Orange-Ginger Carrot Cake
Orange-Ginger Carrot Cake

Orange-Ginger Carrot Cake

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Cook Minutes 1 Hr 55 Min
Prep : 40 Min Cook: 1 Hr 15 Min
Everyone's favourite carrot cake with the added flavours of orange and ginger.
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16 Servings
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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1 pkg. (2-layer size) spice cake mix
1 pkg. (4-serving size) Jell-O Vanilla Instant Pudding
2 large carrots, shredded (about 2 cups)
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted, divided
1/2 cup chopped crystallized ginger
zest from 1 orange
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup icing sugar
1-1/2 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping
1/3 cup yellow coloured sugar
33 Jet-Puffed Marshmallows, cut diagonally in half
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Step 1
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Step 2
Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) round pans. Prepare cake batter as directed on package. Add dry pudding mix; beat 2 min. Stir in carrots, 1/2 cup nuts, ginger and orange zest. Pour into prepared pans.
Step 3
Bake 30 to 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in centres comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans 10 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Step 4
Beat cream cheese and icing sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Whisk in Cool Whip. Stack cake layers on plate, filling with 3/4 cup cream cheese frosting. Use remaining frosting to frost top and side of cake.
Step 5
Place coloured sugar in large resealable plastic bag. Add marshmallow halves, in batches; close bag, then shake gently to evenly coat cut sides of marshmallows. Arrange marshmallows on cake as shown in photo. Press remaining nuts into frosting around bottom edge of cake.
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Prepare using any colour of sugar. Or, be creative and use a variety of colours.
Size Wise
This delicious twist on carrot cake is sure to please. And since it makes 16 servings, it's the perfect dessert to serve at your next party.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 19 g
Saturated fat 6 g
30 %
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 400 mg
17 %
Carbohydrate 64 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 45 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin A
20 %
Vitamin C
6 %
10 %
10 %
16 servings, 1 piece (124 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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