Irish Lemon Fairy Cakes

Recipe by bakedapple42
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease and flour 24 muffin cups.
  • Beat egg yolks till thick. Gradually add 1/3 cup sugar, beating continually.
  • Stir in lemon peel and juice.
  • Beat egg whites till soft peaks form then gradually add remaining 1/3 cup sugar and beat till stiff peaks form.
  • Gently fold yolks into whites.
  • Sift together flour and salt and fold into egg mixture.
  • Fill muffin cups half full. Bake at 375 for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove cakes from tins and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Using a sharp narrow bladed knife, cut into the top center of each cake, removing cone shape and set aside.
  • Fill each cavity with about 1 teaspoon of lemon curd.
  • Replace the “cones” into the filling on each cake and dust with confectioner’s sugar.
  • Yield: 24 cakes.
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