ORANGE CHIFFON CUPCAKES WITH NUTELLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

Recipe Rating:
 4 Ratings
Serves: Make 2 Dozen

Ingredients

2 large egg whites
1/3 c sugar
2 c sifted cake flour (sift before measuring)
3/4 c sugar
1/4 c vanilla infused sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp orange liqueur (grand marnier)
1 c half and half
1/2 c canola oil
2 large egg yolks
2 tsp finely grated orange zest
NUTELLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
3/4 c unsalted butter, room temperature
3 c confectioner's sugar
1/3 c milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 c very soft nutella

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Jo Anne Sugimoto Recipe
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Kaneohe, HI (pop. 52,756)
sugarnspicetedibears
Member Since Oct 2010
Jo Anne's notes for this recipe:
Another yummy sounding cupcake! And it's orange again! I love any thing . . . orange. Let me know if you make this before I do!
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Directions

1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prep 2 - 12-cup muffin tin with liners. Set aside.
2
In a medium mixing bowl, beat egg whites to soft peaks with an electric mixer. Slowly add 1/3 cup of sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
3
In a large bowl, sift together the cake flour, sugars, baking powder and salt. Add remaining ingredients and beat with mixer till combined, about a minute.
4
Gently fold in the egg whites into the batter, being careful not to deflate the egg whites.
5
Spoon mixture into the cupcake tin, 2/3 full.
6
Bake for 18 minutes, do a toothpick test and if it comes out clean, remove the cupcakes onto a cooling rack. Let cool for 10 minutes then remove the cupcakes from the pan and let cool completely before adding the frosting.
7
NUTELLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
Mix all ingredients together with a mixer.
8
Frost or pipe the cupcakes.

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user Wendy Rusch snooksk9 - Nov 15, 2010
yummy!!!
user Jo Anne Sugimoto sugarnspicetedibears - Nov 15, 2010
Hey Wendy, I just love orange . . . anything. I usually eat an orange or two every day. This cupcake sounds yummu as you said. I will find the time to make it . . . LOL XOXOXOX Jo
user Wendy Rusch snooksk9 - Nov 15, 2010
I love orange too and want a nummy orange cream recipe that I can fill a nummy chocolate cupcake with...and frost with and then drizzle my hot fudge over the top!!! hows that for yummy?!?! lol
user Sharon Evinger SharonE - Nov 15, 2010
Can't wait to try the Nutella Frosting - - Yum

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