Lemon Curd Cupcakes

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

Lemon lovers rejoice! These triple lemon cupcakes are a dream dessert.
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a 12-cup cupcake pan with paper liners and set aside.
  3. Step 3

    Beat the sugar and butter in the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, until light and fluffy, about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Add the eggs and vanilla extract. Beat to combine.
  5. Step 5

    Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
  6. Step 6

    Add in the flour mixture to the stand mixer bowl alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour.
  7. Step 7

    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..
  8. Step 8

    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.
  9. Step 9

    Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  10. Step 10

    To 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.
  11. Step 11

    Fill each hole with about 1 teaspoon of the prepared lemon curd.
  12. Step 12

    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.
  13. Step 13

    Place the frosting in a pastry bag fitted with a star tip and decorate the tops of the cupcakes.
  14. Step 14

    Garnish with additional lemon zest, if desired.