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Homemade Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes Recipe

Nothing says summertime quite like Raspberry Lemonade! I love the combination of the sweet and tart flavors that blend so perfectly together. They have inspired these fun homemade Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes!

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes



Ingredients for Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes:
  • 3 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2  C white sugar
  • 3/4 C buttermilk
  • 1 C softened  unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Juice and zest from 1 lemon

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Lemon Cupcakes:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Shift together all of the dry ingredients – flour, baking soda, and salt – into a medium bowl. Do not over shift.

In another bowl beat the sugar and butter until lightly and fluffy. Add the lemon zest and 1 egg at a time with mixer on medium.

In a medium bowl whisk together lemon juice, milk, and vanilla.

Slowly begin folding in the flour mixture, then your buttermilk mixture to the sugar and butter mixture.

Begin with the flour mixture and  alternate with the milk, lemon juice and vanilla.

Line your cupcake pan with liners. Fill until 3/4 way full. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 min. Allow to cool for 30 min before frosting.

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Ingredients for Raspberry Frosting:

  • 1 C unsalted butter ( room temp )
  • 2 Powdered sugar
  • 3/4 C Raspberry Jam
  • 3 TBSP heavy whipping cream

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Add the confectioners’ sugar, raspberry jam, butter, vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer. Using a paddle attachment, mix on medium speed.

Add the heavy cream and beat on high speed for about 1 minute.

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Check the consistency of the frosting by scooping up a spoonful and holding it upside down if it falls off or begins to slide add more powered sugar.

 

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes Recipe

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

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A perfect summer cupcake - lemon raspberry combines sweet and sour!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24
Ingredients:
Lemon Cupcakes
  • 3 C flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 C white sugar
  • ¾ C buttermilk
  • 1 C softened unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Juice and zest from 1 lemon
Raspberry Frosting:
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (room temp)
  • 2 Powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup Raspberry Jam
  • 3 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
Directions:
Lemon Cupcakes:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Shift together all of the dry ingredients into a medium bowl...Flour, baking soda, and salt. ( Don't over shift)
  3. In another bowl beat the sugar and butter until lightly and fluffy.
  4. Add the lemon zest with an egg at a time with mixer on medium.
  5. In a medium bowl whisk together lemon juice, milk, and vanilla.
  6. Slowly begin folding in the flour mixture, then your buttermilk mixture to the sugar and butter mixture.
  7. Begin with the flour mixture and alternate with the milk, lemon juice and vanilla.
  8. Line your cupcake pan with liners. Fill to ¾ way full.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 min.
  10. Allow to cool for 30 min before frosting.
Raspberry Frosting:
  1. Add the confectioners' sugar, raspberry jam, butter, vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer.
  2. Using a paddle attachment, mix on medium speed.
  3. Add the heavy cream and beat on high speed for about 1 minute.
  4. Check the consistency of the frosting by scooping up a spoonful and holding it upside down if it falls off or begins to slide add more powered sugar until thick enough to hold its shape.

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes
Now, you’ll have delicious, homemade lemon raspberry cupcakes that you can show off at your next gathering. Whip up a batch to celebrate the start of summer or to share at your next summer barbecue.
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Danielle

Tuesday 5th of May 2015

These look so good! Thanks for sharing at Idea Box!

Karly

Sunday 3rd of May 2015

A perfect summer combo! Thanks for linking up with What's Cookin' Wednesday!

Angela McKinney

Saturday 2nd of May 2015

These look so yummy! Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty

Angelique Ouellette-Tower

Thursday 30th of April 2015

My mouth is watering! - Thanks so much for sharing. I'm visiting from the Weekend ReTreat linky party. Have a lovely weekend! Thanks Angie

CD Loken

Wednesday 29th of April 2015

Oh my goodness!! Raspberries and lemons-two of my favorites!!! Thank you so much for sharing at The Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop!! I can't wait to share these YUMMIES!!