Paper cups for cup cakes 12 nos
Wheat flour 250 gram
Baking powder 1 teaspoon
Butter 250 gram
Sugar 250 gram
Vanilla essence a few drops
Orange 1 nos
Eggs 4 nos
Salt to taste
Mix the wheat flour and baking powder and keep aside. (You can achieve good mixing by sieving both flour and baking powder together in a sieve 2 to 3 times.)
Beat butter, sugar and salt to a fine paste.
Add vanilla essence, and finely minced orange skin and mix well.
Add 2 tablespoon orange juice, eggs and flour to the bowl and mix well.
Fill the paper cups with the cake batter/paste and bake at 180°C preheated oven for about 20-30 minutes.
Check whether the cake is cooked inserting a wooden skew or the handle of a spoon in the middle of the cake.
Decorate with icing if you like.