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Martha Stewart’s Easy-to-Make & Flavorful Cupcakes Are the Perfect Treats for the Summer


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Have you been baking up a storm these last few months? You’re not alone. In fact, thanks to Martha Stewart’s recent Instagram activity, our baked goods game has been going pretty strong. We started off with the prettiest bundt cake we’ve ever seen, followed by Stewart’s Soft-Serve Peanut Butter Cupcakes and moved on to her tasty Valentine’s Day-approved doughnuts recipe. But the lifestyle maven’s latest cupcake drop has us drooling.

On June 23, Stewart posted a video of a mouth-watering cupcake recipe we need to try out ASAP. She p[osted it with the caption: “Bursting with bright citrusy flavor, these cupcakes call for orange zest in the batter and homemade orange curd in the filling. Swirls of vanilla buttercream crowned with store-bought dried orange slices take them over the top. Get the Martha Bakes recipe at the link in bio! [originally aired on PBS].”

From its orange zest to the added dried orange slices, we’re truly fawning just thinking about eating this citrusy treat. There are lots of different layers of flavor in this cupcake, from the frosting to the filling, so it definitely packs a punch with every bite. Plus, they’re stunning, bright, and honestly look really fun to make.

You need quite a few ingredients for the cupcakes, curd, and even the frosting. For the cupcakes, snag the all-purpose flour, kosher salt, vanilla bean, orange zest, and more. The Orange Curd requires ingredients like egg yolks and grated lemon zest. Then in no time, you’ll be gathering the ingredients like whole milk and dried orange slices for the mouth-watering frosting.

The eight-step recipe requires a bit of time and effort, so make sure to bring everyone in the family along for the fun!

Get Stewart’s full recipe for Orange Curd Cupcakes here. 

For more of Stewart’s fruity, easy desserts, grab her cookbook Martha Stewart’s Fruit Desserts: 100+ Delicious Ways to Savor the Best of Every Season: A Baking Book.

Martha Stewart's Fruit Desserts: 100+ Delicious Ways to Savor the Best of Every Season: A Baking Book $17.39, originally $28.99 on


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