Orange and white chocolate cupcakes

Orange and white chocolate cupcakes


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About this recipe: These orange and white chocolate chip cupcakes are an ideal treat for a birthday party or any other gathering. They are topped with a lemon or orange icing - the choice is yours. Top with grated white chocolate curls for a pretty presentation.


Serves: 20 

  • Cupcakes
  • 165g butter, softened to room temperature
  • 185g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 125ml light soured cream
  • 155g self-raising flour
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 75g white chocolate, chopped
  • For the icing
  • 90g butter, at room temperature
  • 185g icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon or orange juice

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:18min  ›  Ready in:38min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5 / 170 C fan. Line a 20-hole muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. Beat butter and caster sugar in a mixing bowl until light and creamy.
  3. Add eggs, gradually beating between each addition, then stir in soured cream.
  4. Sift flour three times and fold flour and orange zest into mixture. Spoon batter into prepared tin, and sprinkle the cakes with chopped white chocolate.
  5. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely before icing. Spread with icing and sprinkle with coloured sugar.
  6. To make the icing: Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until well combined.

How to ice cupcakes

Watch our How to ice cupcakes video to see how to dress them up or down for any occasion!

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