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    Lemon Cupcakes

    Lemon Cupcakes. Photo by Redsie

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    40 mins

    15 mins

    25 mins

    Redsie's Note:

    Adapted from Cupcakes, Cupcakes and More Cupcakes! The icing makes more than for 12 cupcakes - unless you love icing!! Halved the recipe of the icing for my family!

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    Serves: 12



    Units: US | Metric



    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 325°F Insert liners into medium cupcake pans.
    2. 2
      Prepare cupcakes. Melt butter and lemon zest on low heat; the heat helps release the flavors and spice the butter.
    3. 3
      In a bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt.
    4. 4
      Place eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl, beating on medium speed.
    5. 5
      Gradually add in the dry ingredients, alternating with the melted butter and mix until mixture is light and airy.
    6. 6
      Fill the cupcake liners two-third full.
    7. 7
      Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cupcakes are springy to the touch and a toothpick inserted in cupcake's center comes out clean.
    8. 8
      Remove from oven and cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.
    9. 9
      Prepare glaze: in an eletric mixer,beat butter with powdered sugar and lemon juice until frosting is integrated and smooth (add 1 more tablespoon of lemon juice for creamier texture if desired).
    10. 10
      Using a spatula, spread frosting on each cupcake, decorating with lemon zest.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 03, 2010


      These were really nice cupcakes! The batter was quite thick which might be why the cupcakes turned out less moist than usual. They still had a lovely lemony flavour tho', and looked pretty too!

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Cupcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (116 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 496.1
    Calories from Fat 237
    Total Fat 26.3 g
    Saturated Fat 16.2 g
    Cholesterol 112.5 mg
    Sodium 317.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 62.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    Sugars 41.3 g
    Protein 4.5 g

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