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Orange Buttercream Frosting

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Ingredients You'll Need

3/4 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1 (16 ounce) package confectioners' sugar
2-3 tablespoons orange juice


Beat butter and orange rind at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.

Gradually add confectioners sugar, beating until well blended.

Stir in 2 tablespoons orange juice, adding additional orange juice, if necessary, to reach desired consistency.

Place remaining chocolate morsels in a 1-qt. zip-top plastic freezer bag; seal bag.

Microwave at MEDIUM (50% power) 45 seconds to 1 minute, turning bag over after 30 seconds.

Squeeze chocolate in bag until smooth.

Cut a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag.

Pipe melted chocolate over Orange Buttercream Frosting on cupcakes by gently squeezing bag.

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