How To Make Lemon Orange Cupcakes

What you'll need for this recipe (see link for amounts)

1 - Lemon Cupcakes

2 - Orange Buttercream

Step 1: For the cupcakes, cream butter, sugar and zest

Step 2: Beat in the eggs one at a time until combined

Step 3: Sieve and fold in the flour and baking powder

Step 4: Stir in milk and lemon juice until smooth

Step 5: Divide the batter between cupcake cases

Step 6: Bake for 20-25mins and allow to cool

Step 7: For the frosting, beat the butter until pale

Step 8: Sieve in half the icing sugar and beat until smooth

Step 9: Repeat with the remaining icing sugar and beat

Step 10: Add the orange extract and orange juice

Step 11: Beat frosting until smooth. Mix in coloring if using.

Step 12: Frost the cupcakes and decorate with a lemon slice

Your lemon orange cupcakes are now ready to enjoy!

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