Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes Recipe

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Theodore Caldwell Modified: March 23, 2022
Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes

Enjoy soft and zesty bites of this orange creamsicle cupcakes, frosted with a smooth vanilla buttercream, for a decadent sweet snack!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 55 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • ¼tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ½cupsalted butter,softened
  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • tbsporange zest,(from about 1½ oranges), finely grated
  • 2large eggs
  • ¾cupheavy cream,or half and half
  • ¼cuporange juice,fresh
  • tsporange extract
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • vanilla buttercream frosting,*

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, then set aside.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer set on medium-high speed, blend together butter, granulated sugar and orange zest for about 3 to4 minutes until pale and fluffy.

  4. Mix in the eggs, one at time, blending until combine after each addition. Measure out cream into a liquid measuring cup, stir in orange juice, orange extract and vanilla extract.

  5. With hand mixer set on low speed and working in 3 separate batches, blend in the flour mixture alternating with cream mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture and mixing just until combine after each addition.

  6. Divide the batter among 14 paper lined muffin cups.

  7. Bake in the oven for 23 to 25 minutes, rotating muffin tins once halfway through baking, until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.

  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool several minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.

  9. Cool completely then frost with the vanilla buttercream frosting.

  10. Garnish with an small orange slice, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition

  • Calories: 236.33kcal
  • Fat: 12.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.35g
  • Trans Fat: 0.27g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.05g
  • Fiber: 0.57g
  • Sugar: 15.14g
  • Protein: 3.12g
  • Cholesterol: 61.47mg
  • Sodium: 138.19mg
  • Calcium: 24.85mg
  • Potassium: 52.16mg
  • Iron: 0.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 119.91µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.38mg
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