Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

Wednesday is Gay Bingo Night at the Hippo and I try to go every week....not empty handed though! I got into the habit of making cupcakes to bring along. Since the weather here has been hotter than usual for this time of year, I was craving something lemony and refreshing. I made lemon cupcakes with a cream cheese raspberry frosting. They turned out so good! Here is the recipe for the lemon cake to try for yourself :)

1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
4 teaspoons grated lemon zest
4 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups sour cream

In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. In a separate mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Add the lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla; mix well. Add the flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream (batter will be thick). Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups 3/4 full with batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool completely. Makes 24-36


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