Easy Mini Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

Easy Mini Lemon Cupcakes Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Cupcakes are one of the best parties ever invented and it is a food that I enjoy eating any time of the day. They are commonly served at parties, gatherings, or holidays, and they are also best for giving as a gift. Either way, one thing’s for sure cupcakes will never fail to make you happy and satisfied!


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Learn how to make this baked goodness now and give it a try, I’m sure you’ll love it. You can also make this in other flavors that you desire, or take these cupcakes to the next level by adding your favorite toppings. I hope you love this recipe by Cooking with Shirley on YouTube as much as I did!

Ingredients for Mini Lemon Cupcakes:

  • ¼ cup or ½ stick of butter, softened
  • ½ cup of granulated sugar
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp of lemon zest
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp of baking powder
  • ¼ tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

How to Make Mini Lemon Cupcakes:

How to Make Mini Lemon Cupcakes
Image credit: Cooking with Shirley via YouTube

Step 1

In a large bowl, add the softened butter, then whisk it around until creamy, add the granulated sugar, and give it a quick mix.

Step 2

Add in the egg, then keep whisking until the sugar has dissolved, add the lemon zest, and whisk before pouring in the milk followed by the sifted flour.

Step 3

Add in the baking powder and baking soda, then continue whisking to combine, and mix in the lemon juice and vanilla extract.

Step 4

Scrape the sides with a spatula, then give it a good mix, and set it aside. Line a cupcake pan with a cupcake liner, then fill each about ¾ full and place them in a preheated oven at 350°F.

Step 5

Allow them to bake for about 11 to 13 minutes or until a toothpick inserted at the center comes out clean, then pipe them with desired frosting, and serve. Enjoy!

Easy Lemon Cupcake Recipe for Beginners
Image credit: Cooking with Shirley via YouTube

Easy Mini Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

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Easy Mini Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

Easy Mini Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

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