Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Cupcakes
If you’re looking for a delightful and easy dessert that will brighten up any occasion, look no further than these Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Cupcakes. Bursting with zesty lemon flavor, these cupcakes are a perfect treat for lemon lovers.
These cupcakes are not only delicious but also incredibly simple to make. You don’t need to be a pastry chef to whip up these delightful treats. Whether it’s a birthday party, a picnic, or just a craving for something sweet, these lemon cupcakes are sure to satisfy.
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tsp lemon zest
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
- In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
- In another bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the lemon zest and lemon juice.
- Alternate adding the dry ingredients and the milk to the butter mixture, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Stir in the vanilla extract.
- Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the cupcakes to cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 12 cupcakes
These Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Cupcakes are a breeze to make and a burst of lemony goodness. They are perfect for any occasion and will leave your taste buds dancing with delight.
Nutrition Information: (per cupcake) Calories: 220, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Sugar: 19g, Protein: 3g
If you’re craving a taste of sunshine, these cupcakes are the answer. The combination of lemon zest and juice gives them a refreshing tang that balances perfectly with the sweet, moist cake. Whether you’re enjoying them with a cup of tea or as a dessert after dinner, these Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Cupcakes are sure to bring a smile to your face.
So, the next time you’re in the mood for a simple yet delightful dessert, give these cupcakes a try. You won’t be disappointed, and your friends and family will be asking for seconds!