Blueberry and Lemon Buttercream Cupcakes


October 20, 2015

Blueberry and Lemon Buttercream Cupcakes 0 0 5 0
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr 20 mins
  • 20 mins

    1 hr 20 mins

    1 hr 40 mins

  • Yields: 14 Cupcakes


Cupcakes :

1 2/3 cups plain flour

1 cup sugar

3/4 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

3/4 cup salted butter, room temperature

3 egg whites

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup milk

3 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp lemon zest

1 1/2 cups blueberries

Lemon Buttercream :

1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

4 cups icing sugar

1 tsp finely grated lemon zest

3 tbsp lemon juice ( or 1 tsp lemon flavouring )

1/4 tsp vanilla

3 tbs thickened cream


1Whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda and baking powder in a large mixing bowl.

2Add butter, egg whites, vanilla, sour cream, milk, lemon juice and zest and mix on medium speed for a few minutes until smooth then fold the blueberries into the batter, Spoon silicone cupcake holders a little more than half way.

3Bake for 1 hour 20 mins on high with tea towel under lid. ( My sc cooks fast... haha, if that makes sense so keep an eye on them )


5Best the unsalted butter for around 40 seconds then add :

6two cups of icing and mix until smooth.

7Add lemon juice, lemon zest vanilla and 2 tbs of cream and mix until smooth.

8Add remaining icing and cream then mix until smooth.

9Ice cupcakes when cool.

Submitted by Candice Burgess


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