Try with Orange Icing…

Orange Cupcakes


  • • 1 3/4 cup cake flour (see tip)
  • • 1 cup sugar
  • • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • • 2 large eggs, separated and whites beaten until stiff
  • • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • • 1 stick of butter, softened


    Combine butter, sugar, egg yolks, and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Cream these ingredients together thoroughly.

  1. Mix flour, salt, and baking powder together in a separate mixing bowl. Add dry ingredients to creamed ingredients 1/3 at a time alternating with adding portions of the orange juice to the creamed mixture.
  2. Fold in beaten egg whites. Spoon batter into cupcake liners until 1/2 full.
  3. Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.


Tab143 Says... 25 Oct 2009 , 2:56pm

Great subtle orange flavor....perfect for summer/spring :)

Temptations Says... 6 Aug 2010 , 12:04pm

Awesome recipe. They turned out nice and moist. I added some orange zest, but really good. Thanks.

aces413 Says... 28 Dec 2010 , 1:05pm

how many cupcakes does this recipe make? I'm not seeing that info.


aliwali Says... 21 Apr 2011 , 6:49am

do u have the recipe for orange icing? if yes please post it. i want to try both together. thanx

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