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Orange Crush Cupcakes

  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 16 cupcakes 1x


Crush it with these tender cupcakes




1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1-cup sugar

1-teaspoon fresh orange zest

1/8 teaspoon orange oil

2 eggs

2 cups cake flour

1/4 tsp. baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

¾ cup orange soda



1/2 cup unsalted butter, 2 cups powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon grated orange zest, 2 drops orange oil, pinch of salt, 2-3 teaspoons fresh orange juice 


Heat oven 350F. Line cupcake tin with paper liners. Cream butter, sugar, zest and orange oil with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time beating until well incorporated. Mix flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually add in dry ingredients alternating with orange soda, scraping down sides of bowl as needed. Beat one minute until all is thoroughly mixed. Scoop batter into prepared liners filling ¾ full. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and frost. Makes about 16 cupcakes



Beat all ingredients together adding just enough orange juice to make a fluffy frosting

  • Category: dessert
  • Method: baking

Keywords: cupcakes, orange crush, soda, fun and festive, Valentine's Day