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Mint Lemonade Cupcake Recipe

Author Tammilee Tips

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ¾ cup butter unsalted
  • 4 large eggs room Temp
  • 1 C whole milk
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp mint extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 ½ tea baking powder
  • ½ tea salt
  • ½ tea vanilla extract
  • Lemon Buttercream Frosting Ingredients
  • 4-5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup/ 2 sticks butter room temp
  • 1 bar cream cheese room temp
  • Zest of one lemon Juice of one lemon

Instructions

  • Cupcake Directions
  • Using a stand mixer or hand held , cream the butter and sugar.
  • Once mixture is thoroughly mixed, add the vanilla extract then add eggs in one at a time.
  • In another bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, and salt
  • Using a third bowl alternate adding the dry mixture to the eggs, butter, and sugar with the wet ingredients milk and sour cream.
  • Add lemon zest Bake cupcakes 18-20 minutes on a pre-heated over at 350’
  • Let cupcakes cool to room temp. before frosting
  • Lemon Buttercream Frosting Directions
  • Add butter, cream cheese, Lemon juice, and zest
  • Slowly begin to add powdered sugar, one cup at a time
  • Mix until thoroughly incorporated