Pumpkin & Orange cupcake Recipe

Pumpkin and orange cupcakes
27th October 2021

Don’t let those pumpkin squash go to waste this Autumn, we have a scrumptious recipe to make a sweet treat to bake at home.

Makes 12 Servings




300g light muscovado sugar

2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

350g self-raising flour

4tsp mixed spice

150g of sultanas

4 medium eggs, beaten

210g butter, melted

2tbsp orange juice

Zest of a whole orange

500g of grated pumpkin



80g butter

200g of soft cheese

100g icing sugar (sifted)

1 orange zest and juice of half



Preheat the oven to 180 fan.

Mix flour, sugar, bicarbonate of soda, spice and sultanas in a bowl. In a separate bowl, combine eggs and melted butter. Next, add the juice and zest and stir. Mix the two bowls and then add in the grated pumpkin.

Place cupcake cases in a tin and evenly distribute mixture into the cases.

Bake for 17 minutes

While baking, create the frosting. With an electric whisk beat cheese, butter, icing sugar, orange zest and juice. Mix until light in colour and smooth.

Once cupcakes are cooked and cooled. Pipe the frosting onto the cupcakes and decorate.


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