Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

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janet s

By
@jstoneb1

An idea from my niece and they are great

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes 2 dozen
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 box
lemon cake mix
1 1/3 c
water
1/3 c
oil
3
eggs
1 Tbsp
lemon peel grated
1 c
lemon pie filling

MERINGUE

3
egg whites
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 c
sugar

How to Make Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, oil, eggs and lemon peel.
  • 2Blend on low speed for 30 seconds. Then beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  • 3Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • 4Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert a small decorating tip.
  • 5Fill bag with pie filling. Push the tip into the top of each cupcake to fill with the pie filling.
  • 6For meringue in a large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until soft peaks form.
  • 7Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a
    time, on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  • 8Spread meringue over tops of cupcakes, pulling spoon up to form peaks or use a decorating tip to cover tops with meringue.
  • 9Bake at 400° for 5-8 minutes or until meringue is golden brown. Watch they will burn easily.
  • 10Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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About Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Puddings, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Southern