Orange Frosting

Cupcakes With Orange Frosting
Cupcakes With Orange Frosting. Photo: Diana Rattray
  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 cups (6 servings)
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Use this flavorful orange frosting to frost cupcakes, a Bundt cake, or a layer cake.

What You'll Need

  • 4 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups sugar (powdered)
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 orange zest (finely grated)

How to Make It

  • Beat butter with vanilla until light and well blended; beat in powdered sugar slowly.
  • Add a few tablespoons of orange juice and the orange zest.
  • Beat and add more orange juice as needed to make the frosting spreadable.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 461
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Carbohydrates 101 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)