Lemon Lover's Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

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

Recipe from Betty Crocker
Lemon Lover's Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
SERVINGS
12
PREP TIME
20 mins
TOTAL TIME
1 hr 20 mins
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Cake, Cupcakes, Desserts, Fruit, Lemon Cake, Lemons
Ingredients
    Cupcakes
    • 1 box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix (15 ounces)
    • 1/2 cup butter, melted
    • 2/3 cup water
    • 3 eggs, beaten
    • 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
    Frosting
    • 2 cups powdered sugar
    • 1/4 cup butter, softened
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
    • 2 - 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
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    Directions
    1. 
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
    2. 
    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.
    3. 
    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.
    4. 
    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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