• Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    15 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 12
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    Orange Anise Cupcakes

    Orange Anise Cupcakes have the perfect combination of tangy orange and sweet licorice flavor making them your new favorite (and addictive) treat.


    Ingredients
    Cupcakes
    1 1/2
    cups
    flour
    1
    cup
    coconut sugar
    1/2
    tablespoon
    baking powder
    *
    pinch of salt
    4
    tablespoons
    unsalted butter
    3
    eggs, room temperature
    1/2
    cup
    heavy cream
    1/2
    teaspoon
    orange extract
    1/2
    teaspoon
    anise flavoring
    1/4
    teaspoon
    almond extract
    Frosting
    1 1/2
    cups
    unsalted butter, softened
    1/2
    cup
    confectioner's sugar
    1
    tablespoon
    milk
    1
    teaspoon
    vanilla
    1/2
    teaspoon
    anise flavoring
    *
    pinch of salt
    Directions
    For cupcakes, preheat oven to 325F. Line cupcake tin with paper liners and set aside.
    In a bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment combine all dry ingredients. Beat on speed 2 until combined.
    Add butter, eggs, cream and extracts. Blend until smooth, scraping down the bowl as needed.
    Fill cupcake wells evenly and bake for 18 minutes, or until cupcakes are golden on top and a toothpick inserted in the center of one emerges clean.
    Transfer cupcakes to cooling rack to cool completely.
    Meanwhile, for frosting whip butter and sugar until light and fluffy on medium speed. Add remaining ingredients and whip until light and airy.
    Frost cupcakes, garnish with star anise and serve.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 12
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