Chocolate Orange Cupcakes with Duff's Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes with Duff's Swiss Meringue Buttercream
23 Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange (preferably organic)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Duff's Swiss Meringue Buttercream, recipe follows
  • Sparkly Candied Orange Peel, for garnish, recipe follows
  • 10 egg whites
  • 15 ounces sugar
  • 2 pounds butter (8 sticks), cut into small pieces
  • 2 large oranges (preferably organic), such as navels or other thick-skinned varieties
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Water
  • Sanding sugar, for coating
Nutrition
674
34% daily value
18 servings
                                       
                                            vegetarian
     

Fat

70% 46

Saturated

143% 29

Trans

- 2

Monounsaturated

- 12

Polyunsaturated

- 2

Carbs

22% 66

Carbs (net)

- 64

Fiber

9% 2

Sugars

- 55

Sugars, added

- 52

Protein

10% 5

Cholesterol

46% 139

Sodium

12% 295

Calcium

6% 63

Magnesium

7% 28

Potassium

5% 181

Iron

8% 1

Zinc

3% 1

Phosphorus

14% 97

Vitamin A

43% 389

Vitamin C

25% 15

Thiamin (B1)

9% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

12% 0

Niacin (B3)

5% 1

Vitamin B6

2% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

12% 46

Folate (food)

- 19

Folic acid

- 16

Vitamin B12

3% 0

Vitamin D

0% 1

Vitamin E

7% 1

Vitamin K

5% 4
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