Orange Dream Cupcakes

Prep Time
10 mins.
Cook Time
15 mins.
Yield
12
Recipe by: The Hungry Dragonfly - Mariela

These Orange Dream Cupcakes are light, moist and with the perfect amount of citrus flavor. The perfect treat for Easter, spring and summer.

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Ingredients

Cupcakes:

1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup granulated sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

3/4 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 cup almond milk

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 fresh orange, zested

2 Eggland's Best eggs, large

Frosting:

1/2 cup butter softened

3 tablespoons heavy cream

1 tablespoon orange zest

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 cups powdered sugar

Preparation

Cupcakes:

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  1. Line up a muffin tin with paper liners and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Stir with a fork to combine and make a large well in the center.
  3. Pour in orange zest, milk, vanilla extract, eggs and oil into the well and stir until just combined.
  4. Spoon into prepared tins to be 3/4 full and bake 15 to 18 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.

Frosting:

Whip butter, heavy cream, zest, and vanilla together. Slowly stir in powdered sugar until it starts to mix in. Scrape sides and whip 30 seconds until light and fluffy. Frost cupcakes and store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Nutrition

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Information per Serving
Serving Size 12
Calories 412
Fat 19.4g
Saturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 99mg
Carbohydrates 58.9g
Dietary Fiber 0.5g
Protein 3.5g