Lemon Cupcakes

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and chopped
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour, sifted
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Direction:

Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 36 mini muffin cups with paper liners.
Place the butter, sugar, and lemon zest in a saucepan and stir over low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the eggs, milk and and flour and beat with electric beaters until just combined.

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Divide the mixture evenly among the paper liners. Bake for 15 minutes, or until a skewer comes out of clean when inserted into the cake. Transfer onto a wire rack to cool.
Decorate each cupcake with some strips of zest and meringue.

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7 comments:

Kelly @ Eat Yourself Skinny said...
August 22, 2011 at 9:34 PM  

Wow your cupcakes are absolutely gorgeous!! These look soo delicious, I'm impressed! :)

Megan said...
August 22, 2011 at 10:59 PM  

so beautiful... i love your touch, dishes, place settings...fabric choice, and recipes of course- just love it! ♥

Dzoli said...
August 23, 2011 at 4:56 AM  

Who ever invented cupcakes..good on them.There is no more versatile choice in toppings than on tehse simplecakes.Great choice with lemon:)

Adrienne said...
August 23, 2011 at 1:58 PM  

Awesome food photography. Love your decor of the cupcakes and the layout for your photos :) keep up the good work~

Reeni said...
August 24, 2011 at 9:31 AM  

Your lemon cupcakes are delectable looking! Love your pictures too! I want to reach in and grab a cupcake.

The Procrastobaker said...
August 26, 2011 at 3:08 PM  

Just beautiful in every way - recipe, photos, just lovely :)

expatgourmet said...
August 29, 2011 at 5:54 AM  

These are so cute! Beautiful photos.

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