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Lemon Cupcakes

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Recipe Source: Rachael Allen Lemon Cupcakes are light and spongy cupcakes with a hint of lemon flavour to it. This cupcakes has a lemon buttercream frosting which goes well with it.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 12 cupcakes
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Ingredients
  

FOR CUPCAKES:

  • Unsalted Butter - 125 grams ½ cup
  • Sugar - 125 grams ½ cup + 2 tblsp
  • Lemon Zest - from 2 lemons
  • Eggs - 2
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 150 grams 1 ¼ cup
  • Baking Powder - ¼ tsp

FOR FROSTING:

  • Unsalted Butter - 75 grams ⅓ cup
  • Icing Sugar - 125 grams 1 cup
  • Lemon Zest - from 1 lemon
  • Lemon Juice - 1 tsp or 2 tsp

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Line a 12 cup muffin pan and set aside.
  • Mix flour with baking powder and mix well.
  • Take butter and sugar in a bowl. Add in lemon zest and whip till fluffy
  • Now add in eggs one at a time and beat till fluffy.
  • Add in flour and fold gently. if batter is too thick add little milk.
  • Now scoop this into muffin pan and bake for 10 to 12 mins till done.
  • While cupcakes are cooling. Make frosting.
  • Take butter, icing sugar in a bowl and whip till creamy.
  • Add lemon zest and lemon juice and beat till fluffy and light,
  • Once cupcakes are cooled. frost with the lemon frosting and serve.

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