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Crunchy Lemon Cupcakes

By EmmaLisley (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes 12 cupcakes
Lemon flavoured things are my favourite, and these are perfect for the summer!
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Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 125g/4 1/2oz butter, softened
  • 125g/4 1/2oz caster sugar
  • 125g/ 4 1/2oz self raising flour
  • 2 medium sized eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon

Topping

  • 125g/4 1/2oz butter, softened
  • 125g/4 1/2oz caster sugar
  • 125g/ 4 1/2oz self raising flour
  • 2 medium sized eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 190 C (gas mark 5). For the cupcakes, cream the butter and sugar together until smooth. Whisk the eggs separately in a bowl, then add to the mixture along with the flour, milk and lemon rind and beat together until smooth.
  • STEP 2
    Divide the mixture between the paper cases and bake in the oven for 14-16 minutes until firm to the touch. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  • STEP 3
    Immediately sprinkle the sugar over the cakes, then spoon over the lemon juice and leave to cool.
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