Mini Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes

Coastal Living
Mini Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes Recipe
Cream, orange zest, and orange juice are the stars behind the dreamy  flavor of these Mini Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes.
Makes 5 dozen


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60 miniature paper baking cups
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream or whole milk
1 tablespoon orange zest
1/2 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon orange food coloring gel
2 cups cake flour or all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Garnish: candy sprinkles


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place baking cups in 5 (12-cup) mini muffin pans (or bake in batches).

2. Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer in a large bowl; beat in eggs, 1 at a time.

3. Combine cream and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; add to butter mixture, alternating with cream, beginning and ending with flour. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pans, filling cups 2/3 full.

4. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Transfer to wire racks; cool completely. Top with Cream Cheese Frosting; garnish, if desired.

Created date

September 2013

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