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Orange Cupcakes with Icing Recipe
These moist, fluffy Orange Cupcakes with Icing are bursting with citrus flavor. The freshly squeezed orange juice and zest add a bright and refreshing flavor to the cupcakes, while the creamy icing adds a sweet finish. They're ideal for any event, from birthdays to brunches.
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 40 minutes
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees Celsius) and line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners.
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
- Beat in the eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
- Mix in the orange juice, milk, orange zest, and vanilla extract until thoroughly combined.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in a slow, steady stream until just combined.
- Fill each muffin cup about two-thirds full with the batter.
- Bake the cupcakes for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the cupcakes to cool for 5 minutes in the pan before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
- To make the icing, combine the powdered sugar, orange juice, and orange zest in a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth.
- When the cupcakes have completely cooled, spread the icing on top of each one and serve.
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