I was just going through some missing cupcake photos and realized I hadn’t transferred the orange cream cupcakes. These are very dreamy and are like creamsicles in cupcake form!


Orange Cream Cupcakes


Mix the following in a bowl

  • 2 1/2 c flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Whisk the following together in another bowl

  • 1/2 c buttermilk**
  • 1/2 c sour cream
  • orange food colouring ***

Mixer bowl

  • 1 c butter
  • 2 c sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp orange extract going to try orange OIL in next batch for hopefully stronger flavour


  • Beat the butter until smooth
  • Slowly add the sugar
  • Beat until light and fluffy
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing fully in between each egg
  • Add extract and mix well
  • Add flour mix, alternating with wet mix
  • Mix well until combined
  • Scoop into baking cups in cupcake pan lined with cupcake liners.
  • Bake at 350°F for 30-40 min until a toothpick comes out clean


** 1 c milk + 1 tbsp vinegar
*** use NEON food coloring for that strong orange colour (3 drop yellow, 1 drop light pink)
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