Extra Moist Lemon Cupcakes

Recipe by grandma2969
READY IN: 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 350*.Line 12 muffin tins with paper liners and set aside.
  • To make the batter:
  • whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a small bowl -- set aside.
  • In medium bowl, beat the butter till light and fluffy --
  • With mixer on high speed, gradually beat in sugar, and continue beating till mixture is very light and fluffy.
  • Lower speed to medium, beat in eggs, one at a time, beating just until blended, then beat in lemon juice, and zest and extract.
  • Lower speed to low, alternately beat in flour mixture and yogurt.beating just till blended.
  • to make the syrup.stir lemon juice and sugar in small cup --
  • Gently remove paper.replace baked cakes in tins, spoon syrup over the cakes.cool completely on rack --
  • Handle the cakes very gently.they will be tender and sticky.
  • Bake cakes about 20 minutes -- .