These Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes are soft and moist with a delicious fresh orange flavor throughout each bite. The cupcakes are made with fresh orange zest and orange cream soda and are perfect for holidays and parties.
When I was a kid, hearing the ice cream truck come down the street would be the highlight of my day. I would immediately run to my mom and ask for loose change to get an ice cream treat. She wouldn’t give me a ton of money, so I always got the Flinstone Orange Push Pop. It wasn’t the ice cream treat that I always wanted, but when I’d get it, I would be satisfied.
Orange-flavored desserts and treats are always a fun time for me. So let’s see; there’s orange soda, orange-flavored candies, and orange sherbert, a few of my favorite orange things. Now, I am adding these incredibly moist Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes made with orange soda.
Making Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes from Scratch
These creamsicle cupcakes are made from scratch with a few basic ingredients such as
Also included are orange-flavored gelatin and orange soda (Ale-8-One). This cupcake recipe is straightforward to make, which is a perfect cupcake recipe that these cupcakes can make by kids or beginner bakers.
Commonly Asked Questions
What soda can I use to make these orange cupcakes?
I know it is popular to use Crush soda when making orange creamsicle cupcakes, but you can also use Ale-8-One Orange Cream soda.
Sure! Just be sure to put them in the refrigerator if you live in a warm place, so the frosting doesn’t melt.
Yes. The orange-flavored gelatin will give the cupcakes and frosting color, but if you want deeper orange color, you can add a few more drops of food color if desired.
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