Lemon Lover's Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Stir up Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix with fresh lemon to create delicious cupcakes.

Lemon Lover's Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

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Servings: 12
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
Related Categories: Cake, Cupcakes, Desserts, Fruit, Lemon Cake, Lemons
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    • 1   box 
      Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix (15 ounces)
    • 1/2  cup 
      butter, melted
    • 2/3  cup 
    • 3   
      eggs, beaten
    • 2   tablespoons 
      grated lemon peel
    • 2   cups 
      powdered sugar
    • 1/4  cup 
      butter, softened
    • 1   teaspoon 
      grated lemon peel
    • 2 - 3   tablespoons 
      fresh lemon juice
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
    In large bowl, stir cake mix, water, 1/2 cup melted butter, the eggs and lemon peel just until dry ingredients are moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
    Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
    In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, 1/4 cup butter and 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice with electric mixer on low speed until mixed. Add remaining lemon juice, 1 teaspoon at a time, until creamy and smooth. Beat in 1 teaspoon peel. Frost cupcakes with frosting.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 330, Fat, total (g) 13, chol. (mg) 85, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 51, sugar (g) 34, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (IU) 389, sodium (mg) 290, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 3, Fat () 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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