Citrus Avocado Cupcakes Recipe

You might not know this but any food in cupcake form automatically tastes 30% better. And anything with avocado is a definite win.
Makes: Makes 24 cupcakes.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Place baking cups in standard muffin pan.

In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and baking powder.

In second large bowl, whisk eggs and pureed avocado until combined; whisk in oil, milk, lemon, lime & orange juices, and 1 tablespoon each of the orange & lemon zests; stir into flour mixture, just until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove to cooling grid and cool completely.

For icing, combine buttercream with remaining 2 tablespoons orange zest. Ice cupcakes; top with avocado and orange zest.

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all-purpose flour

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

granulated sugar

1-1/3 cups granulated sugar

baking soda

1 teaspoon baking soda


1 teaspoon salt

baking powder

3/4 teaspoon baking powder


2 eggs

avocado, large, peeled and pureed

1 avocado, large, peeled and pureed

vegetable oil

1/3 cup vegetable oil


1/3 cup milk

lemon juice

2 tablespoons lemon juice

lime juice

2 tablespoons lime juice

orange juice

2 tablespoons orange juice

grated orange zest, divided

3 tablespoons grated orange zest, divided

grated lemon zest

1 tablespoon grated lemon zest

buttercream icing

4 cups buttercream icing

Slivers of peeled avocado, for garnish

Slivers of peeled avocado, for garnish

Orange zest, for garnish

Orange zest, for garnish




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