Blueberry Cupcakes with Orange Curd and White Chocolate Buttercream

 

It’s Super Bowl 50, which means you’re gonna see roughly a million and a half posts with cutesy-colored football cakes, “bro” snacks, and other assorted Super Bowl recipes to slowly engorge yourself with while Coldplay lip-synchs something during the halftime show. With all of that action, how could I not get a slice? Even though Denver isn’t my home state, I get it. I hear Peyton Manning’s real good at throwing the ol’ football around, and I’m sure all the other people on that team are real good too. But c’mon, we all know what this is about for me (and likely some of you)…the food. So get yourself in the kitchen, bake up some blueberry cupcakes, and focus on what really matters.

What you will need

1/3 cup milk

1/3 cup Greek yogurt

2 large eggs

1 1/2 cups AP flour

1 1/4 cups sugar

1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temp)

1 cup blueberries

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

orange sprinkles (for garnish)

3 tablespoons orange juice

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/4 cup (+2 tbsp) sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons orange zest

1 large egg

1 egg yolk

1 tablespoon melted butter

1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temp)

4 ounces white chocolate

1/4 cup (+2 tbsp) heavy cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 cups powdered sugar

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