Sunday, April 10, 2011

Lemony Cupcakes


People say, When life give you lemons, make lemonade.

I say, When life gives you lemons, you make awesome Lemon Curd Cupcakes!

Lemons are one of my favorite ingredients for baking. The buttery sweetness of the cupcake seems to pair beautifully with the sharp tangy sourness of the lemon. 

This was a request from a friend to make birthday cupcakes for her sister's birthday, and of course I was ever ready to make something new and different. I wanted a filling for my cupcakes, because regular lemon cupcakes just don't cut it. (Click here to see my never fail cupcake recipe)

Making little 'man-holes' in my cupcakes
I tried making lemon curd for the first time ever... and it is soooooooo gooooood!!! I am so in LOVE with lemon curd - I'm gonna put it on everything from now on!

I dug little holes in my cupcake - and filled them with my delicious lemon curd, then covered the 'man-hole' back again. I then topped the cupcake with cream cheese.


I loved the whole combination. Creamy cheese, tangy lemon, buttery cake. 


To decorate, I played around with some ready made sugar decorations I bought at the bakery shop. Aren't they adorable? 

These sugar flowers are so sweet!
And I think this red and white combination is just adorable! :D

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2 comments:

Tina @ MOMS CRAZY COOKING said...

Lemon is perfect for Spring! And I LOVE cupcakes anytime!

Myself and 2 other great bloggers are hosting THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS and the theme this week is "EASTER COOKIES & TREATS" and I think this is a great recipe for that! We would love for you to stop on by and link up your recipe if you wish! Hope to see you there!!! :-)

http://momscrazycooking.blogspot.com/2011/04/this-weeks-cravings-linky-party-25.html

Little Brick Ranch said...

TOO CUTE!! This would be perfect for my Foodie Friday linky party - stop by this week and link up!

If you have a sec, feel free to pop over now to enter my GIVEAWAY!

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