Rating: 4.1 stars
30 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 19
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 5
  • 30 Ratings

This dessert receives a double dose of refreshing lemon in both the cake and the lemon glaze topping. This recipe also makes mini and jumbo cupcakes.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cool:
5 mins
bake:
22 mins at 350°
Servings:
6
Max Servings:
36
Yield:
Makes 6 jumbo cakes, 15 (2-1/2 inch) cupcakes, 36 mini cakes
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Fresh Rosemary & Lemon Cupcakes

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Let butter and eggs stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Line fifteen 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside. In medium bowl combine cake flour, rosemary, baking powder and salt; set aside.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium-high for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, lemon extract, and vanilla. Beat on medium-high for 2 minutes until light and fluffy, scraping bowl.

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  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to butter mixture; beat on low after each just until combined. Stir in the lemon peel and lemon juice.

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  • Spoon batter in prepared cups to three-fourths full. Bake 22 to 25 minutes, until a wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean. (Bake 36 mini cakes 15 to 18 minutes; 6 jumbo cakes 25 to 30 minutes.) Cool in muffin cups on rack 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely.

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  • Spoon Lemon Glaze on cupcakes. Let stand 10 minutes. Makes 15 (2-1/2-inch) cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts (Fresh Rosemary & Lemon Cupcakes)

213 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 45mg; sodium 159mg; carbohydrates 35g; fiber 0g; protein 3g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin c 2mg; calcium 30mg; iron 1mg.

Lemon Glaze

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  • In a small bowl combine powdered sugar and enough of the lemon juice to reach spreading consistency. Stir in lemon peel.

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Reviews

30 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 19
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: Unrated
07/23/2014
sounds yummy. gluten free of course.