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Mini Champagne Cupcakes

Whether you are hosting a New Year's Eve gathering or attending one, these Champagne cupcakes are perfect for the occasion. Make a mini version for a large group, and you'll be the toast of the evening!


MINI CHAMPAGNE CUPCAKES

Ingredients

Cupcakes:
2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup shortening (softened butter can be substituted)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 eggs
1 cup GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
1/2 orange juice
3/4 cups champagne
1 teaspoon grated orange zest

Frosting:
6 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter softened
3 tablespoons champagne
6 tablespoons pulp free orange juice
3 tablespoons grated orange zest
gold colored sugar or edible glitter (found in the decorating section of the baking aisle)

Directions
Preheat oven to 350°

Cupcakes:
1. In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder and salt.
2. In a separate bowl beat butter on a medium speed, and gradually add sugar.
3. Add eggs one at a time, then add Golden Blossom Honey, orange juice and champagne.
4. Gradually add the mixed dry ingredients. Once combined, fold in orange zest.
5. Line mini-cupcake tins (found in the baking aisle) with papers and pour batter evenly into a tin. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Frosting: 
In a large bowl whip powdered sugar, butter, champagne, orange juice, and orange zest on medium speed. Spread onto cupcakes and sprinkle with gold colored sugar or edible glitter.

Yields: 72-74 mini-cupcakes or about 35 regular cupcakes.

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