Lemon cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

Quick Summary:

Makes 24-30


What you will need:

Ingredients
250g unsalted butter, softened
2 cups of caster sugar
3 cups self-rising flour, sifted
1/2 tsp salt
4 eggs
1 cup milk
2 tbs lemon zest
2 1/2 tbs lemon juice

Icing
120g cream cheese
60g butter
2 cups of icing sugar, sifted
1-2 tbs lemon juice

Lemon cupcakes with cream cheese frosting


How to make it:

Preheat oven to 180 degrees fan bake.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Add lemon zest.
Gradually add eggs one at a time and beat until combined.
Fold in half the dry ingredients then add half the milk and lemon juice.
Add the remainder of flour, combine and then the milk and juice.
Spoon into patty cases filling to 3/4 full and bake for approx. 20 minutes.
Insert skewer to check.
Remove from baking tray and place on wire rack to cool before icing.

For the icing, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth.
Add sifted icing sugar and lemon juice.
Ice each cupcake.

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