Lemon Curd Cupcakes

Lemon Curd Cupcakes


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These lemon cupcakes are a real treat. The custard filling makes it all come together.

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Chicago, IL

Time needed

20 min preparation + 20 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

24 Cupcakes


  • 2⅔ Cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1½ Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ¾ Cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1⅔ Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Grated Lemon Zest
  • 2 Large Eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 2 Cups Lemon Curd (Homemade or Prepared)

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Preheat oven to 350̊ F.
Grease and flour a 24 cupcake pan or use paper cups.
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
Whisk together and set aside.
Cream the butter and sugar using an electric mixer, until light and fluffy for about 5 to 6 minutes.
Add the zest and blend.
Now, add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add and blend in the vanilla.
Alternately add the flour mixture and the flour to the mix.
Fill each muffin cup with about 2/3 full with batter.
Bake for about 15 to 18 minutes or until finished.
Cooling muffins for 20 minutes.
Remove cupcakes from pan and set on a plate to cool completely.
Use a small, sharp knife to scoop or carve a small indentation in the top of each cupcake.
When it's time to serve, fill each cupcake with lemon custard.

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