How to make Orange Cupcake with Red Wine Frosting -

This cupcake is indeed a beauty to behold – orange flavoured cupcakes topped with a lovely red frosting.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Orange juice (ऑरेन्ज जूस / संतरे का रस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Orange Cupcake with Red Wine Frosting

Orange Cupcake with Red Wine Frosting Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Orange Cupcake with Red Wine Frosting Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup cup

  • Orange juice ¼ cup

  • Zest of 1 orange

  • Butter 1 cup

  • Castor oil 10-15 cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Blueberries for garnishing

  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnishing

  • Frosting

  • Red wine 1 cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ¼ cup

  • Butter 1 cup

  • Icing sugar ½ cup

  • Vanilla essence ¼ teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C. Place silicon cupcake moulds on a baking tray and line them with slightly smaller paper cupcake cases.

Step 2

Cream together butter and castor sugar in a bowl with an electric beater.

Step 3

Break in an egg and whisk.Break in another egg and add orange zest and whisk well.

Step 4

Sieve together flour and baking powder into the mixture and fold in well. Add orange juice and mix well.

Step 5

Fill a piping bag with this batter and pipe into the lined cupcake moulds upto ¾ full.

Step 6

Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 7

Heat red wine in a non-stick pan. Add castor sugar, mix and cook till it reduces to thick syrup consistency. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 8

Cream together butter and icing sugar in another bowl. Add vanilla essence and mix. Add some reduced red wine and mix well.

Step 9

Fill a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle with the frosting mixture and pipe out rosettes on top of the cupcakes.

Step 10

Serve garnished with fresh blueberries and mint sprigs.

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