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Blood Orange Cupcakes with a Blood Orange Glaze. Recipe here.

Blood Orange Cupcakes with a Blood Orange Glaze. Recipe here.

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tanya (by We Want Cake)

tanya (by We Want Cake)

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Chocolate Orange Cupcake (by Cooke’s Cakes)
A chocolate sponge filled with chocolate buttercream, topped with orange buttercream & a piece of chocolate orange.

Chocolate Orange Cupcake (by Cooke’s Cakes)

A chocolate sponge filled with chocolate buttercream, topped with orange buttercream & a piece of chocolate orange.

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Fruit cookies (by De Koekenbakker)

Fruit cookies (by De Koekenbakker)

Chocolate Orange Cupcake Recipe

- 115g (4 oz) good-quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
- 90g (1/3 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 175g (3/4 cup packed) caster sugar, preferably golden
- Grated zest and juice of 1 orange (you need 75ml (2 1/2 fl oz) of juice)
- 2 large eggs, free range or organic
- 185g (1 1/2 cup) plain flour, sifted
- 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp semi-skimmed milk at room temperature

To decorate:
- 1 batch of Chocolate Buttercream Icing
- Grated orange zest or sugar flowers

(Source: primrosebakery.org.uk)


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Orange and chocolate cupcakes (by Call me cupcake)

Orange and chocolate cupcakes (by Call me cupcake)

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Beautiful (by SweetSugarBelle)

Beautiful (by SweetSugarBelle)

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Gluten and dairy free orange and almond cupcakes.

Gluten and dairy free orange and almond cupcakes.