Extra Moist Lemon Cupcakes

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

this recipe only makes 12..they freeze well..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350*.Line 12 muffin tins with paper liners and set aside.
  2. To make the batter:.
  3. whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a small bowl -- set aside.
  4. In medium bowl, beat the butter till light and fluffy --
  5. With mixer on high speed, gradually beat in sugar, and continue beating till mixture is very light and fluffy.
  6. Lower speed to medium, beat in eggs, one at a time, beating just until blended, then beat in lemon juice, and zest and extract.
  7. Lower speed to low, alternately beat in flour mixture and yogurt.beating just till blended.
  8. to make the syrup.stir lemon juice and sugar in small cup --
  9. Gently remove paper.replace baked cakes in tins, spoon syrup over the cakes.cool completely on rack --
  10. Handle the cakes very gently.they will be tender and sticky.
  11. Bake cakes about 20 minutes -- .


Most Helpful

It had salt listed to put in the mix, however it wasnt on the list of ingredients, so I didnt know how much. So I didnt put any:-( And when I baked them, they came out more like muffins than cupcakes; I ended up throwing them away!!

cmartin1983 November 17, 2011

I made these for my Sweetie, he is a soldier and I needed something that traveled well. He LOVED them!! I added a bit of raspberry jam to the lemon glaze to make them pink up a bit and give an extra flavor. I am about to make a new batch right now for him as part of his Easter Love! :-)

lizachigos April 06, 2009

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