Lemon Vanilla Cupcakes

Lemon Vanilla Cupcakes


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Make vanilla cupcakes pop with the taste of lemon! This recipe is sure to be a treat.

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Chicago, IL

Time needed

60 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

12 Cupcakes


  • 4 oz Softened Butter
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1½ cups Cake Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Grated Lemon Zest
  • 1 Tbsp Grated Orange Zest
  • ½ cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Fresh Orange Juice
  • 1 Container of Lemon Icing

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Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees.
Butter and flour a large muffin tin. No paper liners!
Cream together butter and sugar with a mixer.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition to the mixer.
With a sheet of waxed paper, sift flour, baking powder and salt.
Mix the lemon and orange zest with a fork into flour mixture.
Combine milk and orange juice in a bowl.
Add flour mixture and milk mixture to batter alternately, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.
Pour batter into muffin tins evenly.
Bake for 40-45 minutes or until done.
Let cool.
Ice cupcakes with lemon icing.

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