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Orange Buttercream Frosting

 Orange Buttercream Frosting
Our Test Kitchen gave simple buttercream frosting a tangy twist by adding a splash of orange juice. It goes wonderfully on orange cupcakes or over white, yellow or chocolate cake.
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons orange juice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Beat in the
  • confectioners' sugar, orange peel and vanilla. Add enough orange
  • juice to achieve frosting consistency. Yield: 1 cup.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 85 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.