There are a number of established flavor pairings that people love – chocolate and peanut butter, strawberry and banana, but orange and chocolate? Yes. It might seem unusual, but this combination works together quite nicely. These cupcakes consist of a German chocolate cake mix with added orange emulsion, and some creative toppings. These toppings include homemade orange cream frosting, melted chocolate drizzle and a single orange Sixlets candy placed at the very tippy-top of the orange frosting mountain. All of these make these cupcakes unusual, remarkable and unforgettable.
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These cornmeal cupcakes with orange flavor and grand Marnier whipped cream are set to put the crunch back into “crunchy cupcakes”. And though your grandma might be more predisposed to the robustness of this tasty tidbit because of the coarse blue cornmeal, you most probably won’t escape early addiction eitherfor this. The entire experience smacks of wholesome home cooking and good times when good times really were still good times.
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Vanilla is an all-time favorite of everyone. Use it for your cupcakes and you will taste heaven. These Vanilla Cupcakes are delicious just as they are. But when you top it with orange and lemon frosting, you are in for a treat that has a twist. The zing of orange and lemon complements the sweetness of the cupcakes. Whether you have it as an afternoon snack or as a dessert, you are guaranteed to have a taste of these divine Vanilla Cupcakes.
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These mimosa cupcakes are certainly perfect for afternoon tea. The cupcakes are made out of vanilla bean and vanilla extract that will make you go oooh and add with just its delicious aroma. The vanilla frosting is made into creamy thick ones to perfectly match this vanilla flavored cupcake. To finish these cupcakes, a dash of mimosa is placed to garnish the frosting. Compliment these cupcakes with a cup of your favorite tea.
Orange creamsicles are an ice cream classic, but thanks to this ingenious recipe, they become the thing that classic cupcakes are made of as well. The batter contains orange zest, orange juice and orange extract — plus vanilla extract, flour, butter, sugar and eggs, among other things. After baking, top each with a hefty dose of vanilla buttercream frosting and a slice of a fresh orange before serving and enjoying!
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Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes are the perfect marriage of orange flavor and cream flavored goodness. This recipe uses fresh orange juice and orange flavored gelatin to achieve the orange’s characteristic savor and zest. Sometimes considered the quintessential summer favorite, orange is also traditionally a special gift at Christmas as well, and let’s face it, they taste good all year long. The color can be transformed with a drop or two of food coloring to match any theme or occasion.
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These orange creamsicle cupcakes are citrus, sweet, light and bright. They look like the perfect sunny day, making them perfect for summer. The citrus cream cheese frosting is free of egg and dairy, vegan and gluten-free as well. The pulp from one orange is added into the cupcake along with orange soda, making this cupcake as orangey as can be. You will love the light citrus cake topped by cream cheese that has been flavored with real orange juice, making this the perfect fruity zesty dessert.
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Mini Orange Cupcakes with Miso Caramel Buttercream frosting are an elegant but unexpected quick dessert. They are perfect for a buffet, pot luck, a party, or just an afternoon snack. Miso is a Japanese spice that is high in protein and rich in vitamins, minerals, and flavors. The recipe begins with the Miso Caramel buttercream because it has to cool before you can frost your cupcakes. The orange cupcakes are a standard orange cake recipes using orange extract.
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