TEQUILA SUNRISE CUPCAKES

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Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@sugarnspicetedibears

A moist and slightly sweet, light orange flavored cupcake with a tiny hint of tequila.
The icing is sweet so you can pipe on more of it. The orange and tequila flavors are brighter in the icing and the taste of grenadine is there.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Dozen Cupcakes

Ingredients

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1/4 c
freshly squeezed orange juice
2 tsp
orange zest
1 c
soy milk or dairy milk
1/4 c
vegetable oil
2 tsp
tequila
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
granulated sugar
1 1/3 c
flour
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt

FROSTING:

1/4 c
butter, softened
1 Tbsp
soy milk
3 Tbsp
lime juice
1/2 tsp
grenadine
1/2 tsp
orange zest
1 Tbsp
tequila
2+ c
confectioner's sugar
maraschino cherries or orange peels
for garnish

How to Make TEQUILA SUNRISE CUPCAKES

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prep 12-cup muffin tin with liners.
  • 2In a large bowl, mix together orange juice, orange zest, soy milk, oil, tequila, vanilla and sugar.
  • 3In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • 4Add to the orange mixture and stir until just combined.
  • 5Divide evenly into muffin tins.
  • 6Bake for 20 to 24 minutes, do a toothpick test and if it comes out clean and the top springs back when lightly pressed, it is done.
  • 7Remove from the oven to a wire rack to cool completely before frosting.
  • 8FROSTING:
  • 9Cream together butter, soy milk, orange juice, tequila, grenadine, orange zest and 2 cups of confectioner's sugar,
  • 10Add more confectioner's sugar as needed to make the frosting stiff, but spreadable.
  • 11Frost or pipe the cupcakes. Put coarse, colored sugar in a small bowl and roll the edges in it.

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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