Citrus Muffins

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Health Score:
3,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 10 min.
Preparation
Calories:
596
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie596 kcal(28 %)
Protein4.5 g(5 %)
Fat32.27 g(28 %)
Carbohydrates73.83 g(49 %)
Sugar added55.89 g(224 %)
Roughage0.28 g(1 %)
Vitamin A316.62 mg(39,578 %)
Vitamin D0.67 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E2.58 mg(22 %)
Vitamin B₁0.15 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin1.78 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₆0.02 mg(1 %)
Folate59.08 μg(20 %)
Pantothenic acid0.17 mg(3 %)
Biotin0.34 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.48 μg(16 %)
Vitamin C7 mg(7 %)
Potassium61.07 mg(2 %)
Calcium84.93 mg(8 %)
Magnesium6.15 mg(2 %)
Iron1.03 mg(7 %)
Iodine20.03 μg(10 %)
Zinc0.18 mg(2 %)
Saturated fatty acids19.49 g
Cholesterol139.75 mg
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Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
1 cup
1 cup
superfine caster sugar
4
eggs (beaten)
2 cups
1 tablespoon
1
unwaxed Orange (finely grated zest)
For the lime buttercream
1 cup
4 cups
powdered sugar (plus extra to decorate)
2 tablespoons
To decorate

Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place 12 paper cases in a muffin tin.
2.
Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs until blended.
3.
Sift in the flour and beat well. Stir in the orange juice and zest until blended.
4.
Spoon into the paper cases and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and risen. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
5.
Sift over a little icing sugar to cover about 1/3 of the top of the cakes.
6.
For the lime buttercream: beat the butter until soft. Sift in the icing sugar and beat until light and fluffy, then slowly beat in the lime juice and food colouring until blended.
7.
Spoon into a piping bag and pipe a generous swirl on each cake. Sprinkle with sugar strands.