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Recipe courtesy of Odense Recipe Club. The old fashion cupcake has become the newest rage! The tart taste of lemon combined with the sweet, richness of Almond Paste make a super moist and flavor-filled cupcake. They are perfect for any picnic or party. Optional glaze: Mix until smooth, 1 cup confectioner's sugar with 5 teaspoons lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind.
- Preeheat oven to 350°F
- Place cupcake liners in muffins tins.
- In mixing bowl, mix Almond Paste and sugar until the texture of small crumbs. Add eggs one at a time, beating well between each. Add yogurt, oil, lemon juice and rind. Beat until well combined.
- Sift flour and baking powder into almond mixture. Beat until mixed, scraping the bottom and sides of bowl. Spoon batter into liners, a bit more than 1/2 full.
- Bake cupcakes in center of oven, 20-25 minutes or until tops are nicely rounded and toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Start testing at 20 minutes. Cool tins on wire racks for 5 minutes. Then, transfer cupcakes to wire rack and cool completely.
- Dust with confectioner's sugar or frost with optional glaze. Store in an airtight container for 2-3 days. Note: Unfrosted cupcakes can be frozen for 1 month.