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these cupcakes are divine! i used non-fat plain yogurt instead of sour cream and they are excellent! I plan on making limeade, orange, and lemonade for my baby shower. I did a simple powdered sugar & water icing and put a small sliver of lemon on top. I plan to do key limes, and mandarin oranges on the others. thanks for a great recipe!

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EagleRocker April 08, 2008

I made these & they were delicious! Next time I will make home made cream cheese frosting however, since the store bought kind was not very good. It will work if you're crunched for time though. I noticed a few people saying that their cupcakes didn't rise... The recipe says "Beat with mixer until well blended." One thing I learned with baking cakes/cupcakes is that you have to beat the batter for the 2 minutes like the box says, otherwise it won't rise correctly. Not sure if that helps, but it sure did help me when I learned that!

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Cleareyes August 01, 2013

I made these cupcakes for my cheerleaders and they went crazy over them. They are great. Are the girls ask for them for their birthdays.

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illusioncheerbows April 30, 2013

I made these for my son's teacher's birthday, and they were a huge hit. She was calling in other teachers to try them. Super light and fluffy, just the right amount of lemon flavor. I used raspberry lemonade concentrate, and topped them with my favorite raspberry lemon buttercream, Raspberry Lemon Buttercream, and they were phenomenal. I think the frosting was the perfect match for the cake, and will definitely, definitely be making them again. Even my chocolate-is-the-only-cake-worth-eating kids loved these.

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livimeikle April 18, 2012

I made this recipe to share with my family on Easter. It was the PERFECT ending to a big meal. The texture is different than other cupcakes but it is indulgent. I served them cold out of the refrigerator. Will definitely be making these again. Thanks for sharing.

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lilmack79 April 08, 2012

I'm not very good at leaving recipes alone, so I made it with pink lemonade concentrate, retained 4, rather than 2, tablespoons,added about 3oz more sour cream and added about 3/4 to 1oz more cream cheese.

For me, this cut the sweetness and acidity just enough.

I made frosting with 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup cream cheese, 3 cups confectioner's sugar and the 4tbsp pink lemonade concentrate I set aside. It was delicious, albeit soft.

The recipe as I made it created a TON of batter, so I ran out of frosting. I made a little more using butter, cream cheese, confectioner's sugar, cherry instant gelatin mix and lemon juice. I think I had a bit too much butter and lemon juice, as this came out very runny, but also very good.

Even though I made quite a few changes, this was outstandingly delicious! My mother and I love the texture and taste! Thank you for posting, and thank you for all the other comments, as I used them to get ideas for modification :)

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runningfoodie April 02, 2011

These are yummy little treats. I made them for Tuesday night bunco. No one knew they were made from a mix until I told them.

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VerucaSalt! June 10, 2010

I did not find these at all appealing. I made them for an Easter Brunch and did not receive a single compliment, and most of them went uneaten and trashed. I followed the recipe exactly except used a different frosting. Clever idea but my execution was just not good. Thanks anyway for sharing.

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Chef DNA1611 April 18, 2010

My family was very disappointed with this recipe. This recipe had an over bearing fake lemon taste. We did not the like the texture either. WE ate three cupcakes and trashed the rest. I even used a homemade cream cheese frosting that did not help the flavor. sorry.

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scarlies2000 April 07, 2010

Love this! So easy to make, and flavored really well. I topped them with raspberry icing and little lemon candies (see pictures). They looked adorable and tasted even better :)

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CherryRed April 03, 2010
Lemonade Cupcakes