Zucchini Cupcakes

Zucchini Cupcakes created by Jonathan Melendez

A great way to use up some of that zucchini! It is basically a spice cake with zucchini hidden in it. The icing is wonderful and the cupcakes are very moist. Kids & adults alike love them.

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  • In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, sugar, oil, orange juice and extract.
  • Combine dry ingredients; add to the egg mixture and mix well.
  • Add zucchini and mix well.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes or until cupcakes test done.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
  • For frosting, combine brown sugar, butter and milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.
  • Cool to lukewarm.
  • Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until frosting reaches spreading consistency.
  • Frost cupcakes.
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"A great way to use up some of that zucchini! It is basically a spice cake with zucchini hidden in it. The icing is wonderful and the cupcakes are very moist. Kids & adults alike love them."

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  1. Jonathan Melendez
    These muffins were AMAZING! Super moist with great flavor. Together with the frosting, it was a big hit!
  2. Jonathan Melendez
    Zucchini Cupcakes Created by Jonathan Melendez
  3. Jonathan Melendez
    Zucchini Cupcakes Created by Jonathan Melendez
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    Zucchini Cupcakes Created by Jonathan Melendez
  5. Lucky in Bayview
    Mmmmmmm.....turned out great! I used the recipe to make a cake and it baked beautifully! I couln't taste the oj at all and think I would just leave it out next time. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
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