Cakes, Tarts/ Other Desserts

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

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    Kelly @ Eat Yourself Skinny
    August 23, 2011 at 1:34 am

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

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    Megan
    August 23, 2011 at 2:59 am

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

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    Dzoli
    August 23, 2011 at 8:56 am

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

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    Adrienne
    August 23, 2011 at 5:58 pm

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

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    Reeni
    August 24, 2011 at 1:31 pm

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

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    The Procrastobaker
    August 26, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    Just beautiful in every way – recipe, photos, just lovely 🙂

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    Anonymous
    August 29, 2011 at 9:54 am

    These are so cute! Beautiful photos.

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