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Lemon Iced Cupcakes


Lemon Iced Cupcakes
These yummy Lemon Iced Cupcakes are great for bake sales and parties and super easy to make.


TOP TIPS FOR MAKING LEMON CUPCAKES

  • Decorate with sprinkles for party ready cupcakes.
  • If you don't like buttercream icing, why not make a drizzle topping by mixing a couple of tablespoons of sugar with the juice of 1 lemon and spoon over the cupcakes as soon as they come out of the oven.


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LEMON ICED CUPCAKES


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Lemon Iced Cupcakes

prep time: 10 MINScook time: 10 MINStotal time: 20 mins
A Lemon Iced Cupcake recipe

ingredients:


  • 125g Butter
  • 125g Caster Sugar
  • 1 TSP Lemon Zest
  • 2 Beaten Eggs
  • 1/4 TSP Baking Powder
  • 150g Plain Flour
  • For the icing:
  • 150g Icing Sugar
  • 75g Butter, softened
  • 1 TSP Lemon Zest
  • 2 TSP Lemon Juice

instructions:


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°c (160° fan). Line a bun tin with 8 cupcake cases.
  2. Cream together the butter, sugar and lemon zest.
  3. Beat in the eggs then fold in the flour and baking powder. Spoon the mixture into the cases and bake for minutes.
  4. While the cupcakes are cooling make the icing. Use an electric hand whisk to cream the icing sugar and butter together then add the lemon zest and juice to form a soft icing consistency.
  5. Pipe the icing onto the cooled cupcakes.




Beth Sachs
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24 comments:

  1. These look lovely. I love the zingy taste of lemon

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  2. I love lemon and these look absolutely delicious.

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  3. Ooh lemon my favourite cake flavour! They look great and so easy to make!

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  4. This is another one I will hbe trying! I was eyeing up the ingredients and thinking got that, got that, got that! I caught Rachel's tv programme that accompanies the book, it was a good watch.

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  5. Ok, I am back! Does the baking time change depending on the size you make? My last cupcakes didn't turn out so well, so I don't want to make a mistake with these.

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  6. Oh a light lemon cupcake is one of the greatest pleasures on earth. Yum!

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  7. They sound so light and yunmmy!

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  8. Lemon cupcakes, what a special treat! They look fantastic!

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  9. The cupcakes look more than divine, they look delicious! I adore cupcakes!

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  10. Hi Holler. I did large cupcakes and they took 20 minutes, the smaller fairy cakes would only take 10 (or perhaps even 8)

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  11. These look delish, Beth. I love lemony cakes.

    Congrats on trying a roast potato, roasties are my absolute faves.

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  12. Those cupcakes look good! I like the sound of the lemon icing.

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  13. Beth:
    We just finished your roasted sausage pasta and tomatoes and we loved it! The whole house smells so good. Thanks for a great recipe.

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  14. They are so pretty! I love the look and sound of these. Definitely trying soon!

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  15. These sound terrific. I love lemon baked goods--probably why my blog has an entire tag for them. :)

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  16. They look lovely, I have them on my list!

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  17. What a perfect little treat. I love lemon sweets and this cupcake looks wonderful.

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  18. yum, I love lemon cupcakes

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  19. Those cupcakes look great! I've never tried making lemon cupcakes at home, but this makes me think I really should!

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  20. The cupcakes look wonderful. The book and the programme Bake were well worth waiting for.

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  21. These look fantastic, Beth! Just perfect for elevenses.

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  22. I like Rachel's new series - have you tried the recipe for the buttercream she put on the poppyseed cake, it had no icing sugar in it and would be a good one to have if I ran out!

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  23. WOW Beth those cupcakes sound and look absolutely delicious!! I love lemon flavours in bakes :)

    Rosie x

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  24. we bought some some lemon cakes from the co-op recently- they were pretty awful. These look fabulous.

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