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Orange Ginger Frosting

This frosting is the perfect topping for Carrot Ginger Cupcakes.

  • Yield: Makes about 3 cups
Orange Ginger Frosting

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 1999


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Place butter in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, and beat on medium-high speed until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add cream cheese and confectioners' sugar, beat until well combined and fluffy, about 2 minutes more. Add orange zest, grated ginger, and salt. Beat an additional 5 minutes.

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