Orange Flavoring Creamsicle Cupcakes

Tuesday, October 2, 2012


For the Cupcakes:
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 7 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoon orange flavoring
  • (May use ½ teaspoon almond extract instead of the suggested 1 tsp.vanilla extract.)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons milk

For the Cream Cheese Icing:
  • 1 stick (4 oz) unsalted butter softened
  • 8 oz softened Cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp orange flavoring


For the Cupcakes:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. (bake them at 375  F.) Line a 12 cup muffin tin with baking paper cups. Put all the ingredients except for the milk into a food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Pulse while adding the milk down the funnel to make for a soft consistency. (recommended to use the full 3 Tablespoons)It doesn't seem like enough batter, but it will all work out, scrape every bit from the bowl and try to fill each cup equally.
  3. Bake for 15-20 or until they are golden on top. (These are perfectly baked in 14 to 15 minutes add 375 F in the oven) It's best to start checking them at 12 minutes.
For the Cream Cheese Icing:
  1. Combine the room temperature butter and cream cheese together in a mixer with a paddle attachment. Slowly add the sugar ¼ cup at a time and add the orange flavoring at the end.
  2. For the easiest results put the icing in piping bag with the tip of your choice and pipe onto cupcakes.

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