Chocolate orange cupcakes
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Chocolate orange cupcakes

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Serves 12

Everyone will love this flavour marriage of zingy orange and sweet chocolate!

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  • 100g butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 50g dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 100g butter
  • 350g icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange flavouring (optional)
  • Orange food colouring (optional)
  • Chocolate sprinkles (optional)


    1. Preheat the oven to Gas mark 4/170C.
    2. Beat the sugar and butter until creamy, then add in the chocolate melted. Add the orange zest and juice with the cocoa powder afterwards.
    3. Beat in the eggs. Fold in the flour.
    4. Bake in the oven for 15-25 mins or until dark brown.
    5. While cakes are cooling, mix the butter, icing sugar, colouring and flavouring in a bowl and put in a piping pipe with a star shaped nozzle. Sprinkle with sprinkles and enjoy!

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27th Feb, 2014
Tried these and they were lovely!!! Dead easy and the icing is a rummy!
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