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Triple Citrus Cupcakes

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Lemon, lime and orange make these cupcakes triple delicious!"
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1 h 25 m servings 255
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 cupcakes)


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  1. Cake: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Mix cream cheese, butter, sugar, orange peel and vanilla using an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Beat in oil and milk. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to orange mixture beating just until mixed. Portion into paper lined muffin tins; fill cups 2/3 full.
  2. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in centers of cupcake comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes in pan. Remove warm cakes from pan and finish cooling on wire rack (a minimum of 30 minutes). Frost cupcakes when cool.
  3. Frosting: Mix all ingredients with an electric mixer, until frosting is of desired spreading consistency.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 255 calories; 12.3 34.1 3 57 171 Full nutrition

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These are delicious upcakes with just the right amount of orange flavor. I zested my peel, I did not grate. Also for those new to zesting, make sure you zest just the colored part of the skin. I...

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I converted this recipe to gluten free with GF flour blend and xantham gum. My only gripe is the frosting. I added milk (a tablespoon at a time) instead of extra juice to get a spreadable consis...

I make these for my daughter to take to school and she loves them.