Tangerine Cupcakes

Recipe by Meli-lynne
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 18
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat Oven 375 Degrees Fahrenheit, Line muffin tin with 18 cups.
  • Mix flour, 1 cup of the sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Make well in the centre and add oil, buttermilk, vanilla, and tangerine zest (1 Tbsp). Beat one minute.
  • Add tangerine juice (1/4 cup) and egg yolks and beat another minute.
  • In a separate bowl, using clean beaters, whip egg whites until foamy.
  • Gradually pour in remaining 1/2 cup of sugar and whip until whites hold stiff peak.
  • Fold whites gently into batter and spoon into muffin cups.
  • Bake 15 minutes, until cupcakes spring back when pressed. Cool completely.
  • Icing:.
  • Beat butter until fluffy.
  • On low speed, beat in icing sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in Vanilla (1 tsp), tangerine zest (1 Tbsp), and tangerine juice (1-2 Tbsp).
  • If icing is too thin, add more sugar.
  • Spread onto cupcakes, garnish with sprinkles.
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