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    Greek Lemon Cupcakes With Greek Yogurt and Olive Oil.

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

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    25 mins

    momaphet's Note:

    These cupcakes are based on a Greek cake made with yogurt called yiaourtopita, which translates into yogurt pie but is basically a syrupy yogurt cake. This version is lighter; has fewer eggs and does not contain butter. From the blog olivetomato

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cupcakes

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      DIRECTIONS.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven at 350 degrees F (180 degrees Celsius),and line a muffin pan with muffin liners.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl mix sugar and olive oil, add the eggs and mix.
    4. 4
      Add the yogurt, lemon peel and lemon juice and mix well.
    5. 5
      In another bowl blend flour with baking powder.Add the flour ½ a cup at a time to the batter while mixing.
    6. 6
      Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
    7. 7
      Let them cool in the pan for about 5 minutes and remove and let them cool completely. When cool drizzle with glaze.
    8. 8
      Lemon Glaze.
    9. 9
      Add powdered sugar to lemon juice stirring with a spoon until you have a thick consistency that is pourable. The ratio is about ½ cup powdered sugar for every tablespoon of lemon juice. Start with the smaller amount and make more if needed.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 24, 2013

      55

      These were awesome! I was afraid these wouldn't work out because I couldn't keep the olive oil and sugar from separating but the yogurt made it all work. The texture is wonderful - so moist. Made for ZWT9.

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    Nutritional Facts for Greek Lemon Cupcakes With Greek Yogurt and Olive Oil.

    Serving Size: 1 (1033 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 336.0
     
    Calories from Fat 171
    50%
    Total Fat 19.0 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 2.7 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 31.0 mg
    10%
    Sodium 134.2 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 39.4 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 22.0 g
    88%
    Protein 3.3 g
    6%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    Greek yogurt

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