Lemon Cupcakes

This is a small recipe, but great for potluck with no leftovers! Recipe taken from here but with more lemon added!

Ingredients:

  • cupcake
  1. 3/4 cup flour
  2. zest of 1 lemon
  3. 3/4 tsp baking powder
  4. pinch of salt
  5. 4 TBSP butter, room temperature
  6. 1/4 cup + 2 TBSP sugar
  7. 1 egg
  8. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  9. 1/4 cup milk
  • frosting
  1. 4 TBSP butter, room temperature
  2. 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  3. juice of 1 lemon
  4. zest of 1 lemon

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 350F/170C or toaster oven to 130C.

2) Combine the flour, lemon zest, baking powder and salt.

3) In another bowl, combine the butter and sugar.

4) Add the egg and vanilla to the butter mixture and mix.

5) Add 1/3 of the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix.

6) Add half the milk, mix, 1/3 of the flour, mix, the rest of the milk, mix, and the rest of the flour and mix.

7) Pour into baking tins.

8) Bake for 10-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

9) Let cool before adding the frosting.

10) Combine the butter and powdered sugar.

12) Add the lemon zest and lemon juice.

13) Top the cupcakes with the frosting.

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