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Blue Moon Blood Orange Cupcakes

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Ingredients
  Flour 250 Gram
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 100 Gram (1 stick, at room temperature)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Orange zest 1 Tablespoon
  Whole milk 2 Tablespoon
  Caramel apple spiced ale beer 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (Blue Moon)
For frosting
  Cream cheese 100 Gram
  Butter 100 Gram
  Powdered sugar 50 Gram
  Fresh blood orange juice 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

MAKING
2. In a large mixing bowl, sift flour, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk butter until smooth.
4. Drop eggs, one at a time and blend after each addition.
5. Throw vanilla, and orange zest in it. Scrape down the sides and mix well.
6. In a large jug, add milk and beer. Give it a nice whisk.
7. In the sugar butter mixture, drop beer and dry ingredients mixture, a little at a time, alternatively. Beat continuously. Scrape off sides to mix evenly.
8. Line a cupcake tray with liner, and pour mixture in it.
9. Pop it in oven, and bake until done. Remove from oven and allow it to cool.
10. For frosting, in a large bowl, add cream cheese, and butter. Beat until smooth.
11. Gradually drop sugar and mix well. Add blood orange juice and whisk.

FINALIZING
12. Top cupcakes with cream cheese frosting.

SERVING
13. Garnish each cupcake with a slice of blood orange and serve immediately.

TIPS
Use blood orange for zest.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Halloween
Ingredient: 
Flour
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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