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Mini Mimosa Cupcakes, bite-sized cupcakes infused with fresh squeezed orange juice and topped with fluffy champagne buttercream frosting! Mimosa cupcakes – easy, from scratch, and perfect for brunch.

 

Mini Mimosa Cupcakes, bite-sized cupcakes infused with fresh squeezed orange juice and topped with fluffy champagne buttercream frosting! #recipe from thissillygirlskitchen.com #cupcakes #minicupcakes #mimosa #mimosacupcakes #orange #champange #buttercream

 

Mimosa Cupcakes

Okay, okay, now I know I’ve said this a thousand times BUT…. these HAVE to be the best cupcakes I have ever made.

I know. Trust me on this, these little cuties are just bursting with mimosa flavor! How adorable will they be on your holiday brunch spread OR at a New Year’s Ever party…. swoon.

 

Mini Mimosa Cupcakes, bite-sized cupcakes infused with fresh squeezed orange juice and topped with fluffy champagne buttercream frosting! #recipe from thissillygirlskitchen.com #cupcakes #minicupcakes #mimosa #mimosacupcakes #orange #champange #buttercream

 

AND, they are just so photogenic… I may have gone a touch overboard with these pics…. #SorryNotSorry

These are soooo easy to make too, I used a boxed white cake mix, like usual. I juiced those mini Halos mandarin oranges for the liquid in the cupcakes and wow, they are really bursting with sweet orange flavor! Also, I got the recipe inspiration for the frosting from Gimme Some Oven.

How to make mimosa cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Fresh squeeze oranges for 1 cup of juice.
  • Mix juice with the rest of the ingredients with a hand mixer until combined. On medium speed, mix for another 2 minutes.
  • Fill mini cupcake tins lined with wrappers 2/3 of the way full.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Place on a wired rack for 5 minutes, and then transfer cupcakes directly on to rack. Cool completely.
  • Top cupcakes with frosting and sprinkles, if desired. Serve and enjoy!

 

Mini Mimosa Cupcakes, bite-sized cupcakes infused with fresh squeezed orange juice and topped with fluffy champagne buttercream frosting! #recipe from thissillygirlskitchen.com #cupcakes #minicupcakes #mimosa #mimosacupcakes #orange #champange #buttercream

 

I just can’t get over how amazing these came out. Even Jeremy, a big skeptic that normally doesn’t like things that aren’t “traditional” went nuts over these! I think he had 10 in one sitting but who’s counting? LOL

 

Mini Mimosa Cupcakes, bite-sized cupcakes infused with fresh squeezed orange juice and topped with fluffy champagne buttercream frosting! #recipe from thissillygirlskitchen.com #cupcakes #minicupcakes #mimosa #mimosacupcakes #orange #champange #buttercream

 

Please, please try these mini mimosa cupcakes! Even if you think you don’t like champagne, these are just amazing. The alcohol flavor is verrrry subtle but they taste just like the best mimosa!

 

Mini Mimosa Cupcakes, bite-sized cupcakes infused with fresh squeezed orange juice and topped with fluffy champagne buttercream frosting! #recipe from thissillygirlskitchen.com #cupcakes #minicupcakes #mimosa #mimosacupcakes #orange #champange #buttercream

 

 How to make mini mimosa cupcakes from scratch

Mini Mimosa Cupcakes

Course: CUPCAKES!
Cuisine: Traditional
Keyword: buttercream frosting, cupcakes, mimosa, mini cupcakes, orange
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 48 mini cupcakes
Calories: 122 kcal
Author: Dana at http://ThisSillyGirlsLife.com
Bite sized cupcakes infused with fresh squeezed mandarin orange juice and topped with fluffy champagne buttercream frosting!
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Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 Cup orange juice fresh squeezed
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1/3 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp orange zest

Champagne Buttercream Frosting

  • 3 1/4 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp champagne

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix juice with the rest of the ingredients with a hand mixer until combined. On medium speed, mix for another 2 minutes.

  2. Fill mini cupcake tins lined with wrappers 2/3 of the way full. Bake 10-12 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Place on a wired rack for 5 minutes, and then transfer cupcakes directly on to a rack. Cool completely.

Champagne Buttercream Frosting

  1. Cream together the butter and sugar with a hand mixer on medium speed. Add in the remaining ingredients and whip on high speed for two minutes until light and fluffy.
  2. Top cupcakes with frosting and sprinkles, if desired. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Mini Mimosa Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 78mg 3%
Potassium 22mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Sugars 12g
Vitamin A 2.6%
Vitamin C 3.2%
Calcium 2.5%
Iron 1.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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21 Wonderful Comments

  1. December 14, 2014

    This looks amazing!!! I’m soo gonna make this as soon as possible! Keep up the good work, I love reading your posts!

  2. Jen says:
    December 15, 2014

    I would love to serve these at New Year’s or any brunch party! Pinning for future reference – thanks for sharing!

  3. December 15, 2014

    These look so seriously tasty. Yum! Made my way here via the Busy Monday linky. Thanks for sharing! If you get a chance to stop by my blog sometime, I’d love it!

  4. December 16, 2014

    These look amazing! Thanks for sharing on Show Me Saturday!

  5. Sarah R. says:
    December 17, 2014

    GIRL…STOP IT! These look amazeballs and I don’t need to be making any more of your recipes. 😉 Thank you for linking this up at Snickerdoodle Sunday- hope you’ll come back later this week with your latest makes!

    Sarah (Sadie Seasongoods)

  6. December 17, 2014

    oh yeah i would eat a few of these for sure! I love those little halos so having them in a slightly less messy form of a cup cake (hey I am experienced at messy eating lol) would be so delish!! love this!

  7. December 17, 2014

    Oh my goodness! Mimosas are my favorite, I will definitely have to try baking these!!

    Pinned. 🙂

  8. December 18, 2014

    I love citrus flavored treats in the winter.. they make me think of summer. Pinned. Thanks for sharing this with us on Weekend Bites.

  9. December 21, 2014

    Hey there Dana, those cupcakes looks good and sounds good too, I’d love to give them a try! I’m Louise Douglas with A Gainesville mom writes, and one of the newest co-hosts on Wakeup Wednesday linky, and I’m just stopping by to say congrats for being featured on this weeks linky! I have met some pretty amazing women behind a blog while co-hosting, and I’m thankful that I decided to give it a try because I may have never met you all if it wasn’t for the linky party! I want to wish you a Merry Christmas, and you are so amazing that I’m your newest follower on pinterest, twitter, and + google! you rock!

  10. Ashley says:
    November 27, 2016

    I made these for my new job to share with the girls and they were a huge hit! I made a couple of changes/additions but mostly kept it the same and everyone wanted the recipe. Definitely gonna have to make these again soon.

    • November 28, 2016

      Yay! I’m so glad you liked them, and thanks for letting us know!

  11. Katie says:
    March 23, 2017

    I made these tonight and brought them to a rehearsal: everyone RAVED about them! The only difference I made was substituting melted butter for vegetable oil. Someone said they were heavenly and on a totally different spiritual plane than us haha. Amazing recipe!!

    • March 23, 2017

      WOW! LOL, never heard that one before but I’ll take it! Thanks so much!!

  12. Marissa says:
    September 8, 2017

    I made these for a girls’ night, and they were devoured. Only change I made was to unsweetened applesauce in place of vegetable oil. I also topped the cooled cupcakes with some of the champagne, before frosting them, and garnished the frosting with orange zest.

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