lemon cupcakes

These delicious lemony, coconut topped cupcakes are a simple little treat that can be enjoyed any time of the day.
This recipe makes about a dozen or so cupcakes depending on the size you make.

Lemon Coconut Cupcakes

Keyword coconut, cupcakes, lemon

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/4 cup 18% heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice

Frosting ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 3-4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups icing sugar or more to reach desired consistency
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened coconut

Instructions

  1. Beat the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add lemon zest, heavy cream, oil and vanilla. Gently mix while adding eggs and lemon juice.
  2. Line a muffin tin with paper cupcake liners. Spoon cake mixture into paper liners until 3/4 full.

  3. Bake at 350°F for 12-15 minutes or when inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Frosting:

  1. Beat butter and lemon juice. Add icing sugar a little at a time until desired consistency is reached. Sprinkle with coconut.

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