Don’t get me wrong–I like chocolate. I even crave it every once in awhile. But if you were to put something chocolate and something citrus in front of me, 90% of the time I will go for the citrus. There is something about the tartness of lemons, limes and oranges that I just can’t pass up. They are so refreshing and full of bright flavor, so I’m always drawn to foods that incorporate them.
Here is a way to get lots of citrus flavor in a cupcake.
First, you’ll need the zest from a lemon, lime and orange. The zest really adds a lot to these cupcakes.