Thursday, February 9, 2017

COURTING THE COWBOY by Carolyne Aarsen #giveaway

Today's book for the Valentines' Blog tour is Courting The Cowboy. Purchase on Amazon and enter to win copy below!





Here is a delicious recipe from the author Carolyne Aarsen to enjoy with the book:
Cream Cheese stuffed Carrot Cake
  • 2 1/2 cups peeled and grated carrots
Dry Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup pecans, finely chopped (I use my food processor)
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Wet ingredients
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt (regular or lowfat)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons orange extract
Cream Cheese Filling
  • 8 oz full fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Orange Cream Cheese Glaze
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
Optional Decorative Garnishes
  • roasted pecans, roughly chopped, orange zest


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COURTING THE COWBOY