Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup cake flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1/8 tsp baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
    • 1 Tbsp lemon zest (zest of 2 medium lemons)
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter , softened
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 large egg whites
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1/4 cup + 3 Tbsp buttermilk
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • Simple Syrup
    • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • 1 Tbsp sugar
    • 3/4 cup butter , nearly at room temperature (I used 1/2 cup unsalted and 1/4 cup salted)
    • 1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon zest
    • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 Tbsp heavy cream
    • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
    • Lemon slices or lemon drop candies and mint leaves for decorating (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 297 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.59%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 47.87%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 56 mg 18.78%
    • Sodium: 254 mg 10.59%
    • Calcium: 33 mg 3.26%
    • Potassium: 44 mg 1.26%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 2.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.78%
    • Sugar: 28 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 11.66%
    • Vitamin C 4.81%
    • Vitamin D 1.75%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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