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Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Homemade lemon cupcakes that are soft, moist, and bursting with lemony flavour. Paired with a lemon-flavoured American buttercream these cupcakes are perfect for summer. Each bite will be filled with zingy citrus flavour!
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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 342

Ingredients

Lemon Cupcakes

  • 200 g Plain Flour
  • 175 g Granulated Sugar
  • 150 g Butter
  • 100 ml Milk/Doodh
  • 2 Eggs/Anday
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Lemon Zest

Lemon Buttercream Frosting

  • 100 g Butter softened
  • 200 g Icing Sugar
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice

Instructions

  • In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar together until combined
  • Add the milk, lemon juice and eggs into the mix then whisk until incorporated
  • Add the flour, lemon zest and baking powder into the mixture then whisk until all the ingredients are combined
  • Line a cupcake tray with cupcake cases and divide the batter evenly between the cases
  • Bake in the centre of a preheated oven at 160°C/325°F/gas mark 3 for 25-30 minutes
  • Transfer to a wire rack to allow to cool completely whilst the frosting is prepared
  • In a bowl whip the butter until pale and fluffy – the butter will have doubled in volume
  • Add the icing sugar and lemon juice and whisk until incorporated
  • Add the double cream and whisk until smooth and creamy
  • Your lemon cupcakes with lemon buttercream frosting are ready!

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Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal
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