Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

Recipe by soursugar
READY IN: 35mins




  • Pre heat oven to 350°F.
  • In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, oil, egg whites and lemonade concentrate until smooth.
  • Alternately beat in flour mixture and buttermilk, making three additions of flour mixture and two of buttermilk, beating just until smooth.
  • Add enough food colouring to turn batter light pink.
  • Scoop batter into paper lined muffin pans.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until tops of cupcakes spring back when lightly touched.
  • Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes.
  • Remove cupcakes from pan and let cool completely on rack.
  • To make the frosting: In a bowl, using and electric mixer on low speed, beat together sugar, butter and salt until creamy.
  • Increase speed to high and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add lemonade concentrate, lemon extract, beat 1 minute.
  • Add cream, beat until frosting is smooth and fluffy. If you would like stiffer or sweeter frosting you can add more sugar at this stage 1/4 cup at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  • Pipe or spoon frosting onto completely cooled cupcakes.