• Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 17 minutes
  • Serving For 30 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

Orange cupcakes is quick and easy enough to make on weekend!

This recipe and photo are courtesy of MamaFaMi who blogs at mamafami.blogspot.com/

This recipe is best with
Anchor Unsalted Butter

Recipe Ingredient

  • 3g salt
  • 225g Anchor Unsalted Butter
  • 400g castor sugar
  • 4 eggs (room temperature)
  • 2tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2tsp orange oil
  • 2tbsp orange juice (concentrated)
  • 375g self-raising flour (divided into 3 portions)
  • 235ml Anchor UHT Full Cream Milk (divided into 2 portions)
  • Topping:
  • whipping cream


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line 30 cupcake pan cups with paper liners.
  2. Sift the self-rising flour and salt together in a bowl. In another bowl, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, beating each egg until incorporated before adding the next. Mix in the vanilla essence, orange oil and concentrated orange juice.
  4. Gently fold in the flour mixture into the butter mixture, alternating with milk, starting and ending with flour. Beat until just combined; do not over mix.
  5. Fill the prepared cupcake liners with batter 3/4 full, and bake in the preheated oven for 17 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  6. Let the cupcakes cool in the pan for about 10 minutes before removing them to finish cooling on a rack.
  7. Pipe whipping cream onto the cupcakes and decorate accordingly.

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2 thoughts on “Orange Cupcakes”

  1. sheela - July 23, 2014 at 7:51 pm

    I'm just curious, what exactly is orange oil and where can i get it.
    Thank you.

    • MamaFaMi - December 28, 2014 at 11:16 pm

      Hi there,

      Orange oil is used for flavour. You can get it at any baking supplies shops.


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