Oh my darlin' Clementine...Cupcakes
Oh my darlin' Clementine...Cupcakes
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 2 hr
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  • Summary

    Clementine Cupcakes with Clementine Curd Filling and Clementine Italian Meringue Buttercream. Cupcakes - Yield 16 Curd - Yield 2 cups Buttercream Yield: 4-5 cups

    Ingredients

    • For the Cupcakes:
    • 2 c all-purpose flour
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
    • 1¼ c sugar
    • ¾ c fresh ricotta cheese, room temperature
    • 1 stick plus 1 tbsp butter, melted and cooled
    • 1 large egg, room temp
    • ½ c buttermilk, room temp
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 tsp orange extract
    • Zest from 3 clementines
    • ¼ c clementine juice
    • For the Curd:
    • ? c sugar
    • Zest from 4 clementines
    • ½ c clementine juice (Approx. 5 clementines)
    • Juice from one lemon
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1 whole egg
    • 8 tbsp butter, unsalted cold, cut into tablespoon sized pieces
    • Pinch salt
    • For the Clementine Italian Meringue Buttercream:
    • egg whites (large), 6
    • 1½ c granulated sugar
    • cold water, ¼ cup
    • unsalted butter (at room temperature), 1 pound (4 sticks) ( make sure not too soft but out of fridge for 35-45 min, you don’t want cold and you don’t want melted)
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • For the Clementine variation: add in 1 tbsp zest, ½ tsp orange oil or orange extract and up to ½ clementine juice (about 4-5 Clementines)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 598 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 44 g 67.83%
    • Saturated Fat: 24 g 120.9%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 592 mg 197.27%
    • Sodium: 303 mg 12.64%
    • Calcium: 130 mg 12.95%
    • Potassium: 155 mg 4.43%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.49%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 40 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.18%
    • Sugar: 26 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 34.11%
    • Vitamin C 17.13%
    • Vitamin D 26.51%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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