{Lemon Buttermilk Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting}

Making cupcakes has been my new hobby lately. I love it. This recipe is awesome. The frosting alone is just amazing.

  • 3 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/3 c. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbls. lemon zest
  • 1 c. buttermilk

  • Lemon Cream Icing:
  • 1 1/2 pkgs. (12 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 jar (10 oz.) lemon curd (I usually find this by the jam/jelly at the grocery store)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place about 30 paper cupcakes liners into cupcake tins. Sift together dry ingredients. Flour, baking powder, soda and salt. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar and butter until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating each egg until incorporated before adding the next. Add vanilla, lemon juice and lemon zest. 
Add dry ingredients, alternating with buttermilk until all combined. Fill cupcake liners about 3/4 full. Bake at 375 degrees for about 17 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a baking rack
Frosting: Beat cream cheese with mixer until smooth. Slowly add lemon curd. Mix until well combined and fluffy. spread over cooled cupcakes. 

Recipe Source: Favorite Family Recipes


  1. These sound completely amazing right now!!! I can't wait to try them. Sadly I have to go off dairy again since my baby can't tolerate well it (Abigail couldn't either). Have you ever made a yummy frosting without butter? Any ideas? Hope you are all well!

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