Monday, April 1, 2013

::Sunnyside Up Cupcakes::

Lemon cupcakes filled with lemon curd and topped with lemon cream cheese icing. . .
1/2 melted butter
4 t lemon zest
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 T lemon juice
1 1/2 cup flour
1 1/4 t baking powder
1/4 t baking soda
3/4 cup milk OR 1 cup whipping cream
1/2 t vanilla
pinch salt

Bake at 350 for 16-18 

Lemon Curd: Over the heat, whisk for 6-8 mins:
1 yolk
1 egg
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 T sugar {or less}
pinch salt

Strain and chill for 25 mins.

Lemon Icing:
1/2 cup cream cheese
1/2 cup butter
1/2 t vanilla
3 cups icing sugar
lemon zest

Assembly: Scoop out middle of each cupcake and fill with a scoop of lemon curd. Then ice each cupcake.

1 comment:

Norma said...

O my goodness!!!! this blog is beautiful Vanessa!! and the recipes look amazing!!! WOW!!! I have to come back!! I'll start pinning! thank you!!