How to Make Orange Cupcakes With Frosting

From scratch orange cupcakes with orange frosting - includes using actual zest from a real orange - looks like you bought them but you will be proud you made them without a mix!

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How to Make Orange Cupcakes With Frosting Recipe
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees Combine eggs, sugar, canola oil, orange juice, buttermilk, orange extract, vanilla extract and orange zest - mix until combined.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Combine eggs, sugar, canola oil, orange juice, buttermilk, orange extract, vanilla extract and orange zest - mix until combined.

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Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt

Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt

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3
Mix until smooth and scrape down sides

Mix until smooth and scrape down sides

4
Fill paper lined muffin cups 3/4 full

Fill paper lined muffin cups 3/4 full

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Bake for 15-20 minutes or until tooth pick comes out clean - cool for 10 minutes before removing from muffin tin

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until tooth pick comes out clean - cool for 10 minutes before removing from muffin tin

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Allow additional time to cool before frosting

Allow additional time to cool before frosting

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Mix butter till fluffy

Mix butter till fluffy

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Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time and mix until creamy after each addition. Add orange juice and orange extract during last 1/2 cup of powdered sugar

Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time and mix until creamy after each addition. Add orange juice and orange extract during last 1/2 cup of powdered sugar

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Add food coloring and  scrape down sides of bowl - pick frosting tip of choice and put frosting in bag.

Add food coloring and scrape down sides of bowl - pick frosting tip of choice and put frosting in bag.

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Decorate with frosting and add sprinkles as desired

Decorate with frosting and add sprinkles as desired

Ingredients

3 Eggs 
Cups Sugar  
1 Cup Canola oil 
Cups Orange juice 
½ Cups Buttermilk 
2 Teaspoons Orange zest 
1 Teaspoon Orange extract 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla extract 
3 Cups Flour 
2 Teaspoons Baking powder 
1 Teaspoon Baking soda 
¾ Teaspoons Salt 
For the frosting  
1 Cup Unsalted butter / 2 sticks 
Cups Powdered sugar 
3 Tablespoons Orange juice 
½ Teaspoons Orange extract 
Orange food coloring 
Sprinkles 
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