Saturday, February 21, 2009

Orange Butter Cupcakes

Feather light cakes delicately flavored with orange

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 24


3 cups cake flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups butter
1 cup sugar
2 tbsp orange rind
1/2 tsp vanilla
5 eggs
2/3 cup NESTLE Fresh Milk
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup NESTLE Premium Squeeze Orange Juice
1/4 cup butter


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Sift together first 3 ingredients and set aside.
3. Cream together butter and sugar; stir in orange rind and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with the flour.
4. Pour into paper-lined muffins pans and bake for 40 min. or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. While cake is in the oven, prepare sauce.
5. Heat together sugar, orange juice, and butter. Remove cake from oven and pour sauce over cake while still hot.


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