Orange Buttercream Frosting

This is a guaranteed way to make yourself some friends. 

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This orange buttercream frosting is creamy and delicious, with the perfect hint of orange to wow your tastebuds!

Jonas' friend Leila spent some time with us over spring break and they made this frosting recipe to take cupcakes to Ellensburg Vegetarian Society's monthly potluck. We added a little bit of orange extract into the cupcakes to complete the chocolate orange experience and judging by everyone's reactions they were a complete success.

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Watch the video to follow along with Jonas and Leila (kids love watching and adults get a good laugh because toddler bakers are so sweet and delightful) or just follow the recipe:


1 cup earth balance (or other vegan butter)
3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon orange extract
1/4 teaspoon vanilla


Combine earth balance, orange extract, and vanilla. Add powdered sugar slowly, up to 1/4 cup at a time.

**I purchased the orange extract at Super 1 but check out the link above to the brand on amazon because it was so amazing that I really felt like it took the flavor of the frosting to a whole new level compared to the other ones I've used in the past.

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