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Triple Citrus Cupcakes

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Lemon, lime and orange make these cupcakes triple delicious!

 
 
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Serves
24 cupcakes
 
 
Fleischmann's®
Mazola®
 
 
Ingredients
 
Cupcakes
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1-1/4 cups sugar
2 tablespoons freshly grated orange peel
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4 eggs
1/4 cup Mazola® Corn, Canola OR Vegetable Oil
1/4 cup milk
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons Fleischmann's® Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Frosting
3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
2 to 3 tablespoons lime juice
 
 
Instructions
 

Cake:
Preheat oven to 325°F.

Mix cream cheese, butter, sugar, orange peel and vanilla using an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.  Beat in oil and milk.  Combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Add to orange mixture beating just until mixed.

Portion into paper lined muffin tins; fill cups 2/3 full. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in centers of cupcake comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes in pan. Remove warm cakes from pan and finish cooling on wire rack (a minimum of 30 minutes). Frost cupcakes when cool.

Frosting:
Mix all ingredients with an electric mixer, until frosting is of desired spreading consistency.

 
Total Time
 
Bake Time 35 minutes
Cool Time 30 minutes
 
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