Orange Cup Cakes

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Sweets
Servings 12


Dry ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1 pinch salt

Wet ingredients

  • 250 ml orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 40 ml vegetable oil
  • 5 ml apple cider vinegar
  • 5 ml natural vanilla extract


  • 1 1/2 cup icing sugar sifted
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 60 ml orange juice approx


  • Preheat the oven to 180C for 15 minutes.  Line a 12 cup muffin pan with paper liners or grease it with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a bowl mix all the dry ingredients until combined well.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the bowl and mix until smooth. 
  • Pour the batter in the prepared muffin pan.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cup cake comes out clean.


  • Stir the zest into the icing sugar, then add the juice slowly until the icing forms and before it becomes to fluid.
  • Ensure the cup cakes are cool, and apply icing.