Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Orange Cupcakes = Yummy!
Orange Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing
1/2 cup unsalted butter
2/3 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
zest of an orange
1/4 cup orange juice (I used the orange I zested)
**** I made sure all of my ingredients were room temperature before starting****
In mixing bowl beat butter until smooth and slowly add in sugar. Beat until fluffy, add one egg at a time beating well in between each one. Add flour, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Add juice and zest and continue to beat well.
Fill paper lined cupcake holders 2/3 full and bake in a 350 degree oven for 18 minutes.
Cream Cheese Icing
1 8 ounces cream cheese
1/4 cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
****Make sure all items are room temperature****
Mix cream cheese and butter together well with mixer until fluffy and add in the sugar and vanilla. Continue to beat until blended well.