Added by afterglow | Fri 23 Oct 2009 @ 08:58
Easy lemon cupcakes with tangy frosting.
for the cake batter -
1 cup butter (unsalted)
1 cup sugar (white)
lemon zest (1 lemon)
1-1/4th cup all-purpose flour
1/4th tsp - baking powder
for the frosting -
half cup butter (unsalted)
juice of one lemon
3/4th cup icing sugar
Cream together butter and sugar until the texture is smooth.Grind a whole lemon and add the zest to the butter mixture. Add an egg to the mixture and beat for a minute.
Sift flour and baking soda/powder into the wet mixture. When the batter is ready, pour into your muffin moulds and pop them into the oven for about 12-15 minutes depending on the heat.
When they\'re done and cooled, cream together butter, icing sugar and add juice of a whole lemon and whisk the mixture. Apply generously over the cupcake and put them in the fridge to harden for a couple of minutes. Enjoy!