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Chocolate Orange Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes Recipe with step by step pictures. This recipe is a delicious plain sponges topped with yummy chocolate orange buttercream and decorated with orange zest.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Baking Time 25 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Baking
Servings 10 cupcakes

Ingredients
  

  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 cup / 120 grams
  • Cocoa Powder - 3 tblspn
  • Baking Soda - ½ tsp
  • Baking Powder - ¾ tsp
  • Unsalted Butter - 100 grams soft
  • Sugar - ¾ cup / 150 grams
  • Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
  • Egg - 1
  • Milk - ¼ cup
  • Orange Zest - 1 tblspn
  • For Orange Chocolate Frosting:
  • Dark Chocolate - 200 grams
  • Unsalted Butter - 50 grams
  • Orange Juice - 4 tblspn + 2 tblspn
  • Confectioners Sugar - 1 cup

Instructions
 

  • Preheat Oven to 180 degree C. Oil a muffin tray or line it with cupcake cases. Set aside.
  • Sift flour, cocoa, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.
  • Take butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl and use a electric beater to cream well.
  • Add in egg and cream till fluffy.
  • Now add in half flour mix and fold gently. Add in milk and mix gently.
  • Add in remaining flour and fold gently. Add in orange zest and fold gently.
  • Use a icecream scoop to fill the cupcake moulds. Bake for 20 to 25 mins. Remove it and let it cool for 10 mins,
  • Once it is cooled, remove it from cases and let it cool down completely.
  • While the cupcake is cooling make frosting.
  • Take chocolate, butter, 4 tblspn of orange juice in a sauce pan.. Melt it till molten.
  • Add in icing sugar and mix well
  • Pour this into a bowl and chill it for 30 mins.
  • Now remove it from fridge and use a beater to beat till creamy.
  • If it is too stiff, add some orange juice and beat.
  • Once it is creamy. frost your cupcakes and enjoy..
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