Chocolate Orange Cupcake Recipe

Chocolate Orange Cupcake is a popular Christmas recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chocolate Orange Cupcake by following this easy recipe.
Chocolate Orange Cupcake Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • For Cupcakes:
  • 1-1/2 cups Cake Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Orange Juice
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp Orange Zest
  • For Chocolate Butter cream:
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/3 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 2 cups Confectioner's Sugar
  • 3 tbsp of Whipping Cream
How to make Chocolate Orange Cupcake:
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit. Line the muffin cups with paper liners.
  • Sift together cake flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder, set aside.
  • Beat the eggs, sugar and oil until the sugar is well blended. Now beat in orange juice, vanilla extract and orange zest until well combined.
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until the batter is evenly mixed.
  • Fill the muffin cups 3/4 full with batter.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted at center comes out clean.
  • Transfer the cupcakes to wire racks and cool completely.
  • Now beat butter in a blender on high speed until soft.
  • Add cocoa powder and half the sugar and beat until blended well.
  • Now add the remaining sugar along with 1 tbsp of cream and beat until well blended.
  • Add the remaining cream and beat on high for 3-4 minutes.
  • Frost the cupcakes with the butter cream.
  • Decorate with an edible flower or a piece of fresh orange and serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
Sunita tankha posted 25/04/2012
Its nice combination of chocolate and orange.I love it . Can i use caned orange juice.