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10Ingredients
300Calories
35Minutes

Made with sunflower oil and yogurt instead of butter, these Lemon Cupcakes have a lovely moist texture. Lemon yogurt, lemon juice, and lemon zest provide a vibrant citrus flavor to these delicious cupcakes that can be served anytime throughout the year. Topped with a light lemon icing, the refreshing flavor of these Lemon Cupcakes will make a great addition to any brunch, afternoon tea with friends, or can be a fun treat for a school party.

Ingredients

  • 200 milliliters sunflower oil
  • 200 grams sugar
  • salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 grams lemon yogurt
  • 1 lemon
  • 250 grams flour
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 300 grams superfine sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. In a bowl, mix the sunflower oil and sugar. Slowly add a pinch of salt, the eggs and yogurt. Beat for 5 minutes, and then add the lime zest and lime juice. Beat again.
  3. Pour the batter into a cupcake pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and let the cupcakes cool.
  5. In a bowl, add the superfine sugar and lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Pour onto the cupcakes and serve.
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NutritionView more

300Calories
Sodium3%DV65mg
Fat18%DV12g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs15%DV46g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories300Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat12g18%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol25mg8%
Sodium65mg3%
Potassium65mg2%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate46g15%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars31g62%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Miranda S. 14 Jun 2015
These are sunny, happy cupcakes that are fun to make and great tasting. I like the yogurt and sunflower oil in them. They bring a moistness to the cupcakes that is even better than using pudding in the mix. I plan on making these again for my son's class.