This buttercream frosting recipe for orange buttercream frosting is sweet and tangy. I love how the little orange bits look in the buttercream frosting swirl. Orange buttercream frosting would be a great way to fancy up a plain vanilla cupcake. I sort of did that on my next cupcake, but with a surprising twist – stay tuned!
Orange Buttercream Frosting Recipe
The orange buttercream frosting is a Cupcake Project original recipe.
Buttercream Frosting Recipe – Orange Frosting
- 1/2 C 1 stick butter, room temperature
- 3 oz about 1/3 C orange marmalade (try to find one with orange bits in it)
- 1 1/2 C powdered sugar
- 1 T heavy cream
- 1/2 t vanilla extract
- 1/2 t orange extract
Beat butter until creamy.
Beat in marmalade.
Beat in powdered sugar.
Add heavy cream and extracts.
Taste and smile.