Chocolate Cupcakes with Florida Orange Buttercream Frosting

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts
Serving size12
Amount per serving
Calories
369.8
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat22.4g 29%
    • Saturated Fat3.7g 19%
  • Cholesterol93.7mg 31%
  • Sodium379.7mg 17%
  • Total Carbohydrate39.3g 14%
    • Dietary Fiber1.3g 5%
    • Total Sugars20.3g 41%
  • Protein5.4g 11%
  • Vitamin A147.1mcg 16%
  • Vitamin C8.7mg 10%
  • Calcium75.9mg 6%
  • Iron1.8mg 10%
  • Thiamin.1mg 8%
  • Potassium235.3mg 5%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
  • 1 ¼ cup Florida Orange Juice
  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) devil’s food cake mix
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup shredded, sweetened coconut
  • Toasted coconut for garnish, optional
  • Florida Orange slices, quartered, for garnish, optional 

Orange Buttercream Frosting:

  • 3 tbsp. Florida Orange Juice
  • 4 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp. Florida Orange Zest

Preparation

Chocolate Cupcakes with Florida Orange Buttercream Frosting

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.

3. In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, Florida Orange Juice, oil, eggs and coconut.

4. Beat with a mixer for 2 minutes on medium speed. Pour into cupcake liners, filling each about ⅔ full.

5. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of cupcake comes out clean. Remove cupcakes from muffin tin and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

6. Frost cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting (below), sprinkle with toasted coconut and garnish with Florida Orange slice, if desired.

Orange Buttercream Frosting:

Chocolate Cupcakes with Florida Orange Buttercream Frosting

1. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Beat on low speed with a mixer. Increase speed gradually and beat until smooth and creamy, scraping down sides of bowl often.