Buttermilk Orange Cupcakes

Buttermilk Orange Cupcakes

1/2 cup butter or margarine softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup buttermilk

Cream butter and sugar, adding eggs one at a time. Sift in dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk. Fill greased miniature muffin pans less than 1/2 full. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 minutes. As soon as removed from oven, add sauce (see below). Makes 60

Orange Sauce:
Juice of 2 oranges
Grated rind of 1 orange
1 cup granulated sugar

Mix and cook ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Spoon 1 teaspoon orange sauce over each cake when removed from oven but still in pans. After adding sauce, let cupcakes cool in pans, then remove. Serve warm or cold.


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