Lemon Cupcakes with Vanilla Icing!
I love these lemon cupcakes! They remind me of the lemon cake my mother used to make when I was a child. They are SO delicious and easy to put together. They are soft, moist, and bursting with lemon flavor!
-1 1/4 cup flour
-1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/2 cup salted butter (softened)
-3/4 cup granulated sugar
-1/2 cup milk (I used oat milk)
-1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest
-1/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
-1 stick of butter (melted)
-3 cups powdered sugar
-1/4 cup milk
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-Preheat oven to 350 F and line a muffin pan with liners.
-In a large bowl using a hand or stand mixer combine the butter and sugar.
-Then add in the eggs, milk, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Mix for 1 minute.
-In another bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine.
-Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and mix until combined.
-Add the batter to the muffin pan, filling almost to the top.
-Bake for 17 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
-Take out and let cool completely.
-Make the icing. In a medium size bowl combine the butter, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract.
-With a hand mixer, mix until fully combined.
-Add the icing to each cupcake.
-Serve and ENJOY!!
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