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Sweet Potato Citrus Cupcakes

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Sweet Potato Citrus Cupcakes

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2011-06-01 Desserts
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Mashed sweet potatoes in the batter keeps these citrus flavored cupcakes extra moist. Top with a simple cream cheese frosting and a bit of orange zest for garnish.

  • Servings: 12

Ingredients:

1× 18.25 oz box Lemon Cake Mix
1⅓ cups Orange Juice
1½ cups Baked & Mashed Sweet Potatoes
3 Eggs
Frosting:
1× 8 oz pkg Cream Cheese, softened
5 cups Confectioners Sugar
2 Tbsp Orange Zest, optional for garnish

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two 12 cup muffin tins with paper liners. Combine cake mix, orange juice, sweet potatoes and eggs in mixer bowl. Beat for 30 seconds on low, then 2 minutes on medium. Spoon equal amounts of batter into muffin cups. Bake for 18-22 minutes, or until pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool for 15 minutes, then frost. To make frosting, combine cream cheese and sugar in mixer bowl, then beat on low until combined. Top with orange zest to garnish if desired.