Aug 31, 2015

Orange Buttercream Frosting Recipe

I would say if you love oranges then you will surely love this frosting. It is creamy and very orangy. I used this to frost my orange cupcakes, you can use this to frost chocolate or vanilla cakes as well..

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 15 mins

Makes : around 4 cups of frosting


Unsalted Butter - 100 grams

Confectioners Sugar / Icing Sugar - 400 grams
Orange Juice - 2 to 3 tblspn
Orange Essence few drops
Orange Zest - 1/2 tsp
Orange Food Colouring a pinch


Sift icing sugar and set aside

Take butter in a bowl and beat till fluffy using a electric beater. Add in icing sugar slowly and beat till creamy. Add little orange juice and keep whipping till it gets creamy.

Keep on adding icing sugar and keep mixing. It will slowly get creamy and fluffy.

Now finally add in orange essence, food colouring and orange zest. Mix well.

Use as needed

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Take all your ingredients

Take powdered sugar in a sifter

sieve it well

Take it in a bowl

Take butter in a large bowl

Beat till fluffy

now it is all done

now slowly add in icing sugar
add 1 cup at a time

whip it up

add 1/2 tblspn of orange juice

whip well

add 1 cup more icing sugar

and some more orange juice

whip till creamy

i added some more orange juice

and sugar

whip again

repeat this till you have added all sugar

see how creamy it is

now add in little orange essence

orange food colour

whip well

finally add in orange zest

mix well

use as needed

i used this to frost my orange cupcakes


  1. Hi Aarthi,I don't like to use food colouring and essence.Will it taste good without essence?

  2. Love this Buttercream recipe.Keep it up Aarthi:)

  3. Looks creamy and delicious. Want to try, Please give the Icing sugar measurements in Cup, Thanks in advance


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