This recipe is adapted from the magazine "Taste of Home", it sure is a wonderful recipe, definite try-out!!
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup veg oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon orange zest
Few drops of Wilton Orange icing color (optional)
In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla extract, orange juice, and oil.
Combine the flour, baking powder, and baking soda; add to wet mixture and beat well again for few minutes.
Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. With a toothpick using a small drop of the orange color create the marbling effect on the batter (marbling effect is the circular effect created by rotating the color-dipped toothpick in the batter). Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 12 cupcakes.