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Tasty and Healthy Lemon Zest Cupcake

This cheery Lemon Zest Cupcake is perfect for the festive occasion. Top it off with cream cheese frosting.

Course: Snack
Type of dish: Cupcake
Place of origin: USA
Main ingredients: Butter/Sugar/Flour/Lemon
Total Time: 1 hrs
Prep Time: 45 mins
Calories: 165
About the Recipe: Ideal for snack and kids party.
Serving temperature: Normal

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Ingredients

1All-purpose flour - 6 oz (175gms)
2Baking powder - 1/4tsp
3Salt - 1/4tsp
4Unsalted butter - 4.5 oz (125gms)
5Powdered Sugar - 6 oz (175gms)
6Egg - 2
7Vanilla essence - 1tsp
8Grated lemon zest - 1 tbsp
9Milk - 4oz (120ml)
10Lemon juice - 2tbsp
11Yellow food color (optional)

Method of Preparation

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 180 ° c.

Step 2:

In a bowl sift or whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

Step 3:

Add the butter to the bowl and beat the butter until soft and creamy (about 1-2mins).

Step 4:

Gradually add sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg one at a time beating well after each addition.

Step 5:

Add the Lemon zest to the flour. Add the vanilla extract and beat until combined with the mixer on low speed or with a spatula alternatively.

Step 6:

Add remaining flour mixture and milk little by little.

Step 7:

Add lemon yellow color to the lemon juice. Then, add the juice to the mixture and fold in.

Step 8:

Bake at 180 ° c for 25 – 30mins or the toothpick comes out clean.

Tips

Always keep the ingredients at room temperature.

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