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ORANGE ZEST AND PASSION FRUIT CUPCAKES

RECIPES/SWEET TREATS/ CUPCAKES

These citrus and passion fruit cupcakes are packed full of fruity flavour and so perfect for spring.

MAKES: PREP TIME: COOK TIME:

12 cupcakes 20 minutes 25 minutes

FOR CUPCAKES:

1 1/2 cups of unsweetened almond milk

1 tsp Apple cider vinegar ⁣

2 3/4 cups of cake flour ⁣

1 1/2 cups of castor sugar ⁣

1 tbsp of baking powder ⁣

A generous pinch of salt ⁣

1/2 cup of canola oil ⁣

1 tbsp vanilla essence ⁣

the zest of one orange (this is completely optional) ⁣

FOR FILLING: ⁣

Pulp from 4-6 passion fruits ⁣

1/2 cup of whipped Orley whip or any other dairy free cream ⁣

FOR ICING: ⁣

1 tub of Pillsbury cream cheese icing (accidentally vegan) ⁣

MAKE CUPCAKES:

1. Preheat the oven to 180°c and grease and line a 12 cupcake pan .

2. In a bowl combine the almond milk and apple cider vinegar then mix and set aside.⁣

3. In a separate bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt .

4. Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients and add the oil, vanilla essence and orange zest .

5. Whisk the mixture until it is well combined and no longer has big lumps .

6. Spoon the mixture into the cupcake pan.

7. Bake in the oven for 25-35 minutes until a cake tester or toothpick comes out clean.

8. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a cooking rack .


MAKE FILLING AND ICING:

9. Combine the whipped Orley whip or dairy free cream with the passion fruit pulp⁣.

10. Remove the centre of the cupcakes with an apple corer or a spoon and fill each hole with the mixture.

11. Transfer the icing to a piping bag and pipe the icing onto the cupcakes (you can also spread it with a knife) .

12. Top with some more passion fruit pulp or candied orange slices.