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Orange Cupcake


I've been wondering how to make good use of my Friand pan mould other than making  Blueberry Friands which I've posted earlier.  Then it dawned on me that I could also make use of this shape for cupcakes as well.  The pan mould is also a cup but only  in an oblong shape, so why not?  And so these cute little Orange Cupcakes were born!













This is original 'plain Jane' void of make-up, looks like a 'tophat' !



Soft, moist and flavourful ................ Tea time, any one?

Ingredients
  • 250 gm butter
  • 250 gm self-raising flour
  • 170 gm vanilla sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp orange rind  (keep some extra for decorating)
  • 85 ml fresh orange juice
  • pinch of salt
  • some icing sugar for dusting  (optional)
Method
  1. Sift flour with salt, set aside.
  2. Cream sugar, butter and orange rind till light, fluffy and creamy. 
  3. Add in eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Fold in sifted flour alternating with orange juice, start with flour and end with flour.  Mix well.
  5. Scoop up batter into the lightly greased and floured mould.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 degC for 20 - 25 mins.  Test with a skewer if it comes out clean.
  7. Let cool in pan for about 10 mins. before removing and transferring to cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. Decorate with some icing sugar and a little sprinkling of orange rind, if desired.

Comments

  1. Cheah...I'm drooling looking at your orange cakes! Yummy...

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  2. Orange cake is one of my favorites. Yours look so moist and fluffy! I would love to have two of these cupcakes for tea :)

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  3. WOW! Cheah, I really love this pretty orange friads with that cute mould. I bet it is very delicious. Pretty clicks too :)
    Where did you get that mould with the little design on top? I've been looking for it quite sometime.

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  4. Ya, can I have 2 pieces please....kekeke.Looks so yummy!

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  5. Cheah - I want this for tea. They look fluffy and good. So yao kwee hor!! haha

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  6. I feel like having some orange butter cake now! The last pic is so tempting.

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  7. I am on for tea! :) Lovely cupcakes!

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  8. Cheah, nice touch of the cupcakes! I like the mould too. Looks really special. Hope you're enjoying your day.
    Btw, what's up lately?
    Regards, Kristy

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  9. hi ur cupcake looks so fluffy and moist. it got to be delicious with the smell of orange filling the house when baking

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  10. Mmmm...love this one. I'm coming to join you for tea :D Hope there's some left for me!

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  11. What a clever idea on coming up with another way of using friands pan

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  12. Good idea! I suppose I could then use my normal cupcake pan to make cupcake shaped friands, right? Never thought of it :) Your cupcakes look very tempting.

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  13. Zoe
    Thank you, actually they look cute!

    Biren
    Yes, you're invited for tea, but what a pity you're sooo... faraway!

    Anncoo
    Thank you. Bought the pan from Myers, Melbourne.

    yummylittlecooks
    Of course you can! Welcome!

    Yummy Bakes
    I can share some with you, Chris!

    Rebecca
    Yup, look like cute little tophats!

    Wendy
    Thank you!

    hanushi
    Tea is on for everybody!

    Kristy
    Yes, what attracated me to buy that pan is the design. You have a great day too!

    Anonymous
    Thanks for visiting! Yes, sweet orange aroma wafted from the kitchen!

    Sonia
    Yes, it does!

    MaryMoh
    There will always be when you come to Ipoh!

    Penny
    Yes, I always try to make good use of what pans I have!

    Edith
    Thank you!

    Shaz
    Yes, we can interchange the pans to suit our purpose!

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  14. Cheah, does it alter the taste if i use normal caster sugar?

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  15. Yummy Bakes
    It's fine with caster sugar too. I just add the vanilla pods to my bottle of caster sugar for extra aroma.

    Lena
    Thank you.

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