Delicious orange almond cupcakes!

Hi all!!

I wanted to share with you all an amazing recipe for orange almond cupcakes! (Orange and almond....that makes them healthy...right??...)

Life has been a bit crazy busy lately and all of a sudden there is only just over 4 months till the wedding! How the heck did that happen? So sorry if posts are a bit limited over the next few months but I'm in full swing wedding planning now! Fun fun! Still I have lots to share with you all so don't despair ;)

Ok back onto subject! The cupcakes! Here is the recipe...

Makes 15.

125g unsalted butter
3/4 cup raw sugar
3 eggs
1/2 cup ground almonds
1 tbs marmalade
grated rind of an orange
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt

125g butter
1 1/2 cup icing sugar
small amount of orange zest
grated orange rind for the top

> Preheat oven to
> Line a muffin tray with paper cupcake cases
> Melt butter and allow to cool, stir in the sugar, add eggs and whisk to combine.
> Add in ground almonds, marmalade, grated rind of an orange, stir.
> Add vanilla essence, flour, baking powder and salt.
> divid evenly among paper cases.
> Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.
> set aside to cool.

> For the buttercream: melt butter and whisk with icing sugar, add orange zest. Whisk until smooth and creamy.