Lemon Cupcakes

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Lemon Cupcakes

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 28 mins Total Time 43 mins
Cooking Temp: 338  °F Servings: 6
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Lemon Cupcakes are a delightful and refreshing dessert that features a light and fluffy cake with a bright, zesty lemon flavor. These cupcakes are perfect for any occasion, offering a citrusy treat that is both elegant and delicious.

The batter for lemon cupcakes is made from a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and fresh lemon juice and zest. The butter and sugar are creamed together until light and fluffy, and the eggs are added one at a time. The lemon juice and zest are incorporated to give the cupcakes their signature citrus flavor. The batter is then poured into cupcake liners and baked until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Once baked and cooled, the lemon cupcakes can be frosted with a variety of toppings. Common choices include lemon buttercream, cream cheese frosting, or a simple glaze made from powdered sugar and lemon juice. The cupcakes can be garnished with lemon zest, edible flowers, or a sprinkle of powdered sugar for added elegance.

The result is a cupcake that is light and airy with a vibrant lemon flavor that brightens each bite. Lemon Cupcakes are perfect for birthdays, tea parties, or any celebration where you want to offer a refreshing and delightful treat.

These cupcakes are loved for their combination of tender cake and zesty lemon flavor, making them a favorite among citrus lovers.


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  1. In a clean bowl, bring together butter and sugar, beat until pale yellow and puffy. Add in 2 eggs and beat until well combined. Sift in cake flour and mix well. Add in lemon juice and lemon zest, mix until well combined.

  2. Preheat the oven to 170℃(338℉). Fill six cupcake liners with batter, send into the oven to bake for 28 minutes or until golden brown.


By cake flour, I mean low protein flour, which normally contains 7-9% protein (Mine is around 8%). Not self-rising flour.

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