Orange Cardamom Cupcakes

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by chia2160

Posted by request from Bon Appetit 6/04. choose your frosting- the recipe makes enough for 2 batches. If you're only making 1 batch, reduce frosting recipe in half and choose vanilla or almond.

Top Review by YummyMommy22

I halved it and used 7 minute fluffy frosting. They are light and the cardamom and orange together is fantastic! Next time I may use more zest. Oh, I didn't have orange flower water, so i used 1 teaspoon of orange flavoring. Will make again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Spray insides of paper molds with spray.
  3. Arrange on 2 baking sheets.
  4. Sift flour, cardamom, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.
  5. Whisk eggs, orange peel, flower water, and vanilla in a bowl.
  6. In a medium bowl beat butter with an electric mixer, gradually add sugar, beating well.
  7. Add egg mixture.
  8. Beat in dry ingredients alternating with buttermilk.
  9. Spoon 1/3 cup batter into each paper mold.
  10. bake about 25 minutes, switching racks after 12 minutes.
  11. Transfer to racks to cool completely.
  12. For frosting, beat butter until softened, beat in sugar, cream, vanilla.
  13. Divide into 2 bowls.
  14. Add vanilla to one bowl; stir.
  15. Add almond extract and food coloring to the other bowl; stir.
  16. Frost cupcakes,.
  17. Enjoy.

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