Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting

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"The best lemon cupcake topped with a sweet lemon frosting."

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Original recipe makes 12 cupcakes Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease or line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Beat white sugar, 1/2 cup butter, eggs, and 2 teaspoons lemon extract together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; add baking powder and salt and beat until smooth. Slowly mix flour, alternating with cold milk, into butter mixture until batter is just mixed. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Beat 3 tablespoons butter, 2 teaspoons lemon extract, and milk together until smooth. Beat confectioners' sugar into butter mixture until desired consistency is reached; spread onto cupcakes.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can easily substitute any extract you like to both the batter and the frosting.
  • Add food coloring to the frosting if you want it too look "lemony."
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Feb 09, 2015

it turned out much better than I was expecting. It was a little too sweet.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 262 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 162 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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