Delicious Lemon Cupcakes
We just cannot get enough of these delicious lemon cupcakes. Having the sponge mix already waiting in the pantry it becomes a quick and easy treat for the family. Be careful though as one may not be enough!
- 1 1/4 cups of sponge mix ( 250g )
- 1/2 cup sunflower oil ( 125 ml )
- 2 eggs
- splash of milk
- 2 lemons
- 140g butter at room temperature
- 280g icing sugar
- 1-2 tbsp milk
- Rest of the lemon zest and a drop of lemon juice.
Preheat your oven to 180°c
Put cupcake cases in a baking tin.
Zest the 2 lemons and then squeeze the juice out of them, put to oneside.
Place the sponge mix in a mixing bowl.
Add the beaten eggs and oil and mix well.
Add just a splash of milk, 3/4 of the lemon zest and a drop of lemon juice.
Divide the mix between 12 cases.
Bake for 10 – 15 minutes until golden brown.
Transfer to wire rack to cool.
To make up the butter icing.
Place your butter in a mixing bowl and add half of the icing sugar, beating until smooth and creamy.
Add the rest of the icing sugar and the milk and beat again until fluffy.
Add a few drops of lemon juice and the rest of the lemon zest.
Pipe your desired topping 🙂
There you have 12 delicious lemon cupcakes 🙂
For these cupcakes I tried out my new piping nozzles similar to these, for the first time of using I was quite pleased with the outcome.
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