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Lemon Cup Cake

This is a simple lemon cup cake.It has a wonderful citrus flavor and a delicious tea time cake. Children will love its sweet buttery flavor and a sweet and bit tangy lemon flavored frosting.

For the cup cake

All purpose flour - 1 1/2 cup
Baking powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Salt- 1/3 tsp
Sugar- 3/4 cup
Egg- 3
Lemon juice- 1 lemon
Lemon Zest- 1/2 tsp
Vanilla Essence- 1 tsp
Butter- 1/2 cup
Milk- 3-4tsp
One drop of lemon color(optional)

For the Cream frosting.
Heavy Whipping-1 cup
Confectionery Sugar- 1/2 cup
Lemon zest- 1/3 tsp

To make the frosting mix cream and confectionery sugar and keep in refrigerator and keep chill till use. Beat them together using a hand mixer until it holds stiff peaks. Sprinkle the lemon zest and fold in. Chill till it is time to do the frosting.

To make the cup cake
Preheat oven to 350 degree f.Line baking tray(muffin tin) with paper cups and keep ready.
Shift flour, baking powder and salt at least two times and keep aside.
Beat sugar and butter till it is light and fluffy.
Add in eggs one at a time into the butter mixture and beat well for one minute. Add vanilla essence, lemon juice and lemon zest.Add the flour little by little and little milk and fold in.Scoop the batter into the cups till 2/3and bake for 20 minutes. Check by inserting a tooth pick at the center. Place on wire rack and allow to cool completely before doing the frosting.

Adapted from : Food network

Sending this to Rumana's wonderful event 

And  to Priya's event

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy


  1. This tangy and moist cake looks so pretty with the frosting!

  2. delicious cup cake with ln frosting.eye catching.

  3. Love these dear..refreshing n yummy cupcakes!

    US Masala

  4. Beautiful clicks..looks so perfect n yumm!!

  5. lemon cupcakes looks awesome. I love tangy citrus in baked goodies.

  6. hey nice recipe...and loved the presentation with lemon wedges:)

  7. Yummy cupcake kids will finish this within sec..:)

  8. Cute cup cakes , they look delectable.

  9. Luv the lemony lime frosting ...... delicious !!

  10. Yummy cupcakes, soo beautiful presentation with those lemon wedges..

  11. Wow so fresh and yummy cupcakes..nice presentation.

  12. Beautiful ! What a coincidence, I have posted a lemon cake too

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  14. Wow so yumy the frosting,very cute.

  15. Wow looks so nice....loved the froting :)

  16. Very nice looking lemon cup cakes, loved the color, texture and the flavour of the cake.

  17. Oh, they look so lovely love the lemon flavor anytime! gud clicks

  18. Love the creamy topping n the clicks..

  19. Delicious looking cake...looks super yum

  20. your lemony cup cakes looks extremely soft and the frosting and the lemon wedges has made it more appealing

    Hamaree Rasoi

  21. Delicious cute cupcakes..lemony lemon flavour..

  22. Suja,real professional make!! I loved the way you decorated it.Looks cute and tempting.

  23. What a lovely cup cake. Why dont u send it this to my running event dear:)

  24. Lemon cupcakes are looking so refreshing...must be very aromatic too.

  25. Shooooooo eeeeeee blog okke njan kanandu poyalloo....ippo kandallo bhagyam....Cup cake adipoli kettoooooo....super clicks toooo dear....following uuuuuuu...

  26. Delicious cupcakes..Loved the clicks n the presentation!!

  27. Hmmm. must be tangy & delicious

  28. Looks so tempting and delicious.. thanks for the awesome recipe :)

  29. Cupcake looks super moist and the frosting..yummy!

  30. perfect click ,luv the frosting,.

  31. this is too tempting/... i love the smell of lemon while we bake it.. tis looks too good :)

  32. Great welcome cake for the spring!

  33. Wow! cup cakes look delectable.

  34. wonderful looking cupcakes lemon in it delicious

  35. Perfectly done, looks drool-worthy !!!

  36. Suja, you should definitely enter this for my event dear - looks SO YUM! Lookd forward dear!

  37. these read really good. the lemon zing can add some precious tang to the flavours....
    thank you for sharing!


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