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15 INGREDIENTS 8 STEPS 1hr 20min

Homemade Hostess Orange Cupcakes

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I have done it. I have not only replicated them but made them better. Made with fresh oranges, they are very fragrant and pack a lot of flavor. The secret to amazing texture is cake flour. Cake flour contains a lower protein content than all-purpose flour and it is also ground much more finer.
Homemade Hostess Orange Cupcakes Recipe | SideChef
I have done it. I have not only replicated them but made them better. Made with fresh oranges, they are very fragrant and pack a lot of flavor. The secret to amazing texture is cake flour. Cake flour contains a lower protein content than all-purpose flour and it is also ground much more finer.
We’re a family of three, living in New England, tapping our maple trees for syrup, foraging wild blueberries and wineberries for pancakes, celebrating life and taking pictures along the way.
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We’re a family of three, living in New England, tapping our maple trees for syrup, foraging wild blueberries and wineberries for pancakes, celebrating life and taking pictures along the way.
https://homemadeandwholesome.wordpress.com/
1hr 20min
Total Time
$0.79
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
8
US / METRIC
1 1/2 cups
Cake Flour
1 1/4 tsp
Baking Powder
1/4 tsp
1/2 cup
Unsalted Butter , room temperature
1 Tbsp
Zested Oranges
1 1/2
Medium Oranges
3 Tbsp
1/2 cup
Marshmallow Fluff
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 Tbsp
Meringue Powder
1 pinch
Oranges , zested
1/4 cup
Crisco
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
474
FAT
18.7 g
PROTEIN
4.9 g
CARBS
70.7 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Line muffin tin with paper cups or grease. Using a handheld mixer whip up Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup) . Add Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) and Oranges (1 Tbsp) and continue to beat.
Step 2
Add Egg (1) , juice from the Orange (1) and Milk (2 Tbsp) and beat for 2 minutes.
Step 3
In another bowl, combine Cake Flour (1 1/2 cups) , Baking Powder (1 1/4 tsp) and Salt (1/4 tsp) . Mix well. Add to butter mixture and mix until fully incorporated.
Step 4
Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake for approximately 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.
Step 5
Using a handheld mixer, whip Marshmallow Fluff (1/2 cup) , Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup) , Crisco (1/4 cup) , Milk (1 Tbsp) and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) until fluffy.
Step 6
Fill a piping bag with frosting and with a cupcake filling tip, fill cupcakes when they have cooled.
Step 7
Combine Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup) , Meringue Powder (1 Tbsp) , juice from the Orange (1/2) and Oranges (1 pinch) adding more sugar until it reaches desired consistency.
Step 8
The meringue powder hardens the glaze slightly. Dip filled cupcake tops into the glaze. Switch piping bag tip to make a squiggly line with remaining frosting (optional). Enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
474
% Daily Value*
Fat
18.7 g
24%
Saturated Fat
9.0 g
45%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
53.4 mg
18%
Carbohydrates
70.7 g
26%
Fiber
1.0 g
4%
Sugars
48.1 g
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Protein
4.9 g
10%
Sodium
168.5 mg
7%
Vitamin D
0.1 µg
0%
Calcium
31.3 mg
2%
Iron
1.4 mg
8%
Potassium
31.7 mg
1%
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