Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Cupcakes



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the lemon zest and lemon juice.
  5. Alternate adding the dry ingredients and the milk to the butter mixture, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. 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!

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Hi! I’m Margaret!

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