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Orange and Cranberry Cupcakes

orange and cranberry cupcakes Dessert
Orange and Cranberry Cupcakes
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 8

Cupcakes are one of the desserts that I love to bake during holidays. Not only do they look pretty, they are also the perfect creation to use my imagination and add all kinds of ingredients. Everyone in my family loves them so I try to make them whenever we get together. Since it’s also cranberry season, I decided to combine two of my favorite fruits to make these delicious orange cranberry cupcakes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

For the cupcakes:

4
cups cranberries
2
cups sugar
1
cup vegetable oil
1
cup milk
2
tablespoons vanilla essence
3
tablespoon grated orange zest
4
eggs
4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons baking soda
1 1/2
tablespoon salt
1
tablespoon baking powder

For the frosting:

3
cups powder sugar
1/2
cup cranberries
1/2
cup butter, at room temperature
1
teaspoon milk
2
teaspoons orange juice

Directions

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  • 1
    For the cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly grease a cupcake mold.
  • 2
    Mix all ingredients in a bowl then fill each mold half way up.
  • 3
    Bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out dry.
  • 4
    Let cool.
  • 5
    For the frosting: Combine sugar, cranberries and butter and beat with the electric mixer. Add milk and orange juice a little at a time.
  • 6
    Once cupcakes have cooled, add frosting and serve.

Expert Tips

  • If you can’t find fresh cranberries, use frozen ones or canned.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • Cupcakes are one of the desserts that I love to bake during holidays. Not only do they look pretty, they are also the perfect creation to use my imagination and add all kinds of ingredients. Everyone in my family loves them so I try to make them whenever we get together. Since it’s also cranberry season, I decided to combine two of my favorite fruits to make these delicious orange cranberry cupcakes.

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