Creamy Lemon Cupcakes

Alicia Glende


I love how using fresh lemons in this really brings out the flavor! I always make a lot, they go quickly in my house!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes about 20 cupcakes
15 Min
25 Min


  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 3
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    sour cream
  • 3 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Creamy Lemon Cupcakes


  1. sift flour and dry ingredients, set aside.
  2. cream butter and sugar.
  3. add eggs, lemon zest and vanilla.
  4. alternate adding dry ingredients and sour cream. batter will be thick.
  5. add 1/4 cup of batter into cupcake pan. (i use cupcake papers)
  6. bake at 350 degrees, for 25 - 30 minutes. let cool 10 minutes in pan, then rack cool.

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About Creamy Lemon Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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