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Citrus Cupcakes

Citrus Cupcakes - These Citrus Cupcakes are the best cupcakes I have ever made! I tweaked my traditional cupcake recipe and used a secret ingredient that made these super soft and fluffy. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Citrus Cupcakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 156kcal
Author Vicky

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups of flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Tampico Citrus Punch
  • Orange slices cut into quarters

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375. Prepare cupcake pan with paper cupcake cups.
  • Combine melted butter and sugar with a mixer. Add in eggs and vanilla and mix for 2 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Alternate adding flour mix and Tampico Citrus Punch to butter and sugar mixture in mixer while continuously mixing. Mix for 3-4 minutes.
  • Fill each cupcake cup ¾ full.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Mix some orange food coloring into vanilla frosting and pipe onto the cooled cupcakes. Add ¼ of an orange slice to the top of each frosted cupcake.

Nutrition

Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 53mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.6mg