Easter Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
Easter Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Ingredients

    • For the cupcakes:
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon zest
    • For the lemon buttercream:
    • 3 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 2-3 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
    • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • Decorations:
    • Candy grass or shredded coconut mixed with a couple drops of green food coloring
    • Jelly Beans

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 350 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 27.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 24 mg 8.06%
    • Sodium: 196 mg 8.15%
    • Calcium: 36 mg 3.62%
    • Potassium: 40 mg 1.14%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 67 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.2%
    • Sugar: 52 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 5.82%
    • Vitamin C 2.83%
    • Vitamin D 1.69%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq