Orange and Ginger Cupcakes

Flora Freedom

Prep Time: 15M
Cooking Time: 15M
Serves: 12



For Cake:

  1. 1/4 cup soy milk
  2. zest and juice of 1 orange
  3. 1/4 cup Flora(vegan butter)
  4. 1 cup light brown sugar, processed until extra fine
  5. 1 cup self-rising flour
  6. 1/2 level teaspoon baking powder
  7. 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  8. 2 pieces fresh ginger in syrup or crystallized ginger, drained and finely chopped
  9. 1 3/4 cup icing sugar
  10. 1/4 cup Flora(vegan butter)
  11. sliced fresh ginger in syrup or crystallized ginger, optional, to decorate

These easy-to-bake zesty orange and ginger cupcakes are a tasty snack or dessert with a surprisingly fiery twist that you can mix together in no time.

Recipe serves: 12

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 15 min


  • Preheat oven to 350° F
  • Place soy milk and 1 tablespoon of the orange juice in a mixing bowl and set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Sieve the flour, add the orange zest with the other cake ingredients and mix until well blended, light and fluffy, adding 1 tablespoon of the orange juice if needed.
  • Divide the mixture between a cupcake tray lined with 12 paper liners and bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes until well risen and golden.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  • Meanwhile to make the icing, beat together the remaining Flora, icing sugar, and 1-2 tablespoons of orange juice until well mixed.
  • Spoon into a piping bag with a large star nozzle and when the cakes have completely cooled, decorate with swirls of orange icing and slices of ginger.


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