Orange Cream Cupcakes. Transfer one-fourth of the frosting to a small bowl; beat in vanilla. To the remaining bowl of Cream Cheese Frosting add the reserved orange gelatin from the cupcakes and the orange peel. If desired, add a few drops orange food coloring.

Orange Cream Cupcakes

There is something pure, delicate and simple about it. Yet somehow, white cake means special occasions – birthdays, weddings, baby showers. The cupcake is a light orange cake that is filled with vanilla cream cheese frosting. You can have Orange Cream Cupcakes using 14 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Orange Cream Cupcakes

  1. It’s of Cupcake Ingredients 1 tin pan 12 cupcake liners.
  2. Prepare 1 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour.
  3. It’s 1/2 tsp of baking powder.
  4. Prepare 1 stick of butter.
  5. You need 3/4 cup of plus 2 tablespoons of powder sugar.
  6. Prepare 2 of eggs.
  7. You need 1/2 tbsp of orange zest.
  8. You need 1 tbsp of orange juice.
  9. Prepare 3/4 cup of milk.
  10. Prepare 1/2 cup of cream cheese.
  11. Prepare 1/4 stick of butter.
  12. Prepare 1 tsp of orange zest.
  13. You need 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract.
  14. You need 1 cup of powdered sugar.

I have topped them with an orange and vanilla swirled cream cheese frosting. It's AMAZING what the filling and frosting do for these orange flavored cupcakes. They really do remind one of creamsicles. 🙂 These orange cream cupcakes are PERFECT for a summer. Fresh orange juice and zest in the batter gives these beautiful Orange Cupcakes a sweet, aromatic orange zing.

Orange Cream Cupcakes instructions

  1. Put cupcake liners in cupcake tin.
  2. Mix together the flour and baking powder in a bowl..
  3. In another bowl, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2-3 minutes, until light and fluffy..
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating Well after each one..
  5. Beat in the orange juice and zest. On a low speed, beat in the flour and milk, alternating a little at a time. Mix until just combined..
  6. Use a teaspoon to transfer equal amounts of the mixture to the cupcake liners. Preheat the oven to 350° and bake cupcakes for 15-20 minutes. Leave them to cool on a wire rack..
  7. For the icing, beat together the cream cheese and butter until light and creamy. Add in the orange zest, vanilla extract and powdered sugar, beating until smooth. Swirl over your cupcakes and add a sprinkling of orange zest to finish..
  8. .

The unbelievably creamy orange buttercream, both infused and spiked with orange zest are truly the icing on the cake. Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes – a soft and tender, fresh orange flavored cupcake finished with a sweet vanilla buttercream frosting. Oranges and cream is such a blissfully fresh and excitingly delicious flavor combination. It's one of my favorite combinations. Let me rephrase that, basically any fresh fruit with cream is my favorite combination.

By Sandra