Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Vanilla Orange Cupcakes

Vanilla Orange Cupcakes

1 3/4 c cake flour
1 c sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
2 large eggs, separated and whites beaten until stiff
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 c orange juice
zest of two oranges
1 stick of butter, softened

  1. Combine butter, sugar, egg yolks, and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Cream these ingredients together thoroughly.
  2. 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 and orange zest to the creamed mixture.
  3. Fold in beaten egg whites. Spoon batter into cupcake liners until 1/2 full.
  4. Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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1 comment:

  1. Have my cupcakes made, now going to start on the filling and whip cream topping (making the orange version)
    Let you know how they come out.