Lemonade Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a Southern Living recipe that is great. These can also be made with different types of lemonade, such as pink or raspberry lemonade.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Remove 2 tablespoons lemonade concentrate from can and discard or reserve for other use.
  3. Combine remaining lemonade concentrate, cake mix, sour cream, cream cheese and eggs in large bowl.
  4. Add food coloring (if desired) and mix thoroughly.
  5. Beat with mixer until well blended.
  6. Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin tins, filling 3/4 full.
  7. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  8. Cool completely before frosting with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting.
  9. Frosting: In a large bowl, cream together all ingredients until thick, smooth, and spreadable; use immediately.
  10. Store frosted goods covered in the refrigerator; bring to room temperature before serving.
Most Helpful

I was in a huge hurry to make some lemon cupcakes. I'm so happy I picked this recipe!!! YUMMY!!! I didn't have any lemonade concentrate so I used Limeade concentrate. I put a squeeze of fresh lime & Lemon juice plus zest in cupcakes. So moist and wonderful. I also doubled the frosting, MMMMMMM goood. Thanks so much for this recipe. :D

huneybee327 September 24, 2011

OMG!!!.... I made this recipe two days ago for a party, and the very same day they were gone!!! LOL. I had to make more.
I made it a little bit different because I couldn't find the frozen lemonade nor the white cake mix; so, instead of the white cake mix, I used Lemon cake mix, and instead the frozen lemonade, I used 2 scoops of Lipton Lemon Iced Tea with 6 oz of water. EVERYONE LOVED THEM!!!!! I will keep using the recipe. mmmmmm

naydaim January 26, 2011

My baby shower co-host made these cupcakes (but just the cake; she used plain cream cheese frosting after finding this frosting too sweet), and they were moist, delicious and lemony.

newspapergal October 04, 2010