Vanilla Lemon Cupcakes With Lemon Frosting

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    49mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    375
based on 10 ratings

Tangy lemon and vanilla cupcakes, with a fresh lemon frosting. Omit the lemon for plain vanilla cupcakes.

recipe updated Jul 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    100g
  • Superfine sugar icon
    Superfine sugar
    100g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    5ml
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    100g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    120g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    116g
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    as needed
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    75g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    175g
  • Blueberries icon
    Blueberries
    100g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Zester
  • kCook icon Muffin pan - 12-hole
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Line a muffin pan with paper muffin cups
  3. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Add softened unsalted butter
  5. Add superfine sugar
  6. Cream until fluffy
  7. Add vanilla extract
  8. Add egg one by one while mixing
  9. Get a clean medium bowl
  10. Add all purpose flour
  11. Add baking powder
  12. Whisk briefly until combined
  13. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  14. Add juice of, zest of lemon
  15. Mix until well combined
  16. Add milk
  17. Transfer batter to muffin pan
  18. Bake for 18min until skewer tests clean
  19. Transfer onto cooling rack until completely cool
  20. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  21. Add room temperature salted butter
  22. Add powdered sugar
  23. Mix until well combined
  24. Add juice of, zest of lemon
  25. Spread frosting with muffin pan
  26. Garnish with blueberries
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