13 Aug 2011

Lemon Cupcakes

They called him Mellow Yellow!!

This is the second half of my nieces birthday cakes.

This is how this pretty little monkey is made...

Lemon Sponge ~ makes 12
150g butter
150g caster sugar
150g self raising flour
2 large eggs
1 tsp baking powder
4 tbsp lemon juice
  • Preheat oven to 180/gas mark 4.
  • Line 12 hole muffin tin with 12 cases.
  • Cream the butter.
  • Add sugar and mix on low until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time making sure the first is fully incorperated before adding the next.
  • Add the lemon juice.
  • Add the flour and baking powder and mix until just incorperated.
  • Fill cases 2/3 full and bake for 20-25 mins.
  • When baked take out of tin and leave on cooling rack until completely cooled.
Lemon Frosting
100g butter
300g icing sugar
4-5 tbsp lemon juice
  • Cream the butter.
  • Add the icing 100g at a time, mixing in fully before each addition.
  • Add the juice, mix.
  • When juice is incorperated put the mixer on medium for 3 mins.
Frost as desired, I did a swirl and sprinkled with pink sugar.


xx Kat xx

p.s This is the finished cake stand :-)

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  1. I love the finished cake arangement. I'm sooo going to have to try making these lemon cakes as they sound and look amazing.

  2. Those cup cakes look beautiful!!


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