Blood Oranges Cupcakes
If wishing gluten free cupcakes then use gluten free flour and add ¾ tsp xanthan gum or flax seeds, chia seeds, or psyllium husks.
Recipe type: Baking
  • 1¾ cups high-quality all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp blood orange zest (skin grated)
  • ¾ cup blood orange juice, 6 needed.
  • 8 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs, beaten Note leave at room temperature for an hour before whipping
  1. Preheat your oven to 176C. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin.
  2. In a bowl place flour, baking powder, salt and sugar and mix. Then add orange zest, juice, butter, vanilla, sour cream and eggs, mixing as you go.
  3. Fill the prepared muffin cups about three-quarters of the way full. Place in the centre of of oven cook for 20 minutes. Allow to cool. Decorate with your favourite topping.
Recipe by Harvest Hub at