How to Make Lemon Curd Cupcakes Recipe

Here are the few simple steps to make Lemon Curd Cupcakes Recipe and surprise your friends and enjoy.

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

Recipe by Abrar KhanCourse: Dessert, Citrus Recipe, CupcakesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • Lemon Cupcakes:
  • 2 large eggs

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup whole milk

  • 1/2 cup lemon curd

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • Buttercream Frosting:
  • 4 cups powdered sugar

  • Lemon zest, for optional garnish

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, more if needed

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature


  • Gather the ingredients.Curd Lemon Cupcakes Ingredients
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. and line the cups in pan with paper liners and set aside.Lin the Cupcakes Cup
  • Beat the sugar and butter in the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, until light and fluffy, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the vanilla extract eggs. then Beat to combine.
  • Mix the baking powder, flour, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Add in the flour mixture to the stand mixer bowl alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour.
  • Mix in the lemon zest and lemon juice. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula to make sure all ingredients are combined..
  • Divide the batter into the prepared cupcake pan, filling each liner almost to the top. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • put filling inside cupcakes, first use a small knife to cut a small hole in the center of each cupcake. Remove the center and set aside.
  • Fill each hole with about 1 teaspoon of the prepared lemon curd.
  • Beat powdered sugar and butter on low. Add the lemon juice, one tablespoon at a time until the frosting reaches the desired consistency. Use additional lemon juice if necessary.
  • Now time to Place the frosting in a pastry bag fitted with a star tip and decorate the tops of the cupcakes.
  • Garnish with additional lemon zest, if desired.
    Garnish with additional lemon zest


  • If you choose to use homemade lemon curd, be sure to make it a day or so in advance so it can cool and set before spooning into the cupcakes

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories520
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 25g 39%
    • Saturated Fat 16g 80%
  • Cholesterol 107mg 36%
  • Sodium 190mg 8%
  • Potassium 65mg 2%
  • Total Carbohydrate 71g 24%
    • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    • Sugars 57g
  • Protein 4g 8%

  • Vitamin C 14%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 6%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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