MINI LEMON CUPCAKES
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Recipe type: Dessert or Tea or Anytime
Serves: 6 dozen
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups butter, softened
  • 1 package, 8 oz., of cream cheese, softened
  • 2¼ cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 Tbl. lemon juice
  • 2 Tsp. Lemon Extract
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1½ tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 3 cups flour
  • Glaze:
  • 5¼ cups confectioners sugar
  • ½ cup + 3 Tbl. milk
  • 3½ Tsp. Lemon Extract
Instructions
  1. In large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Beat in the lemon juice, extracts and lemon peel.
  4. Add flour; beat just until moistened.
  5. Fill greased miniature muffin cups two-thirds full.
  6. Bake at 325°  for 10-15 min or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 5 min. before removing cakes to a wire rack.
Notes
I cut the recipe in half: just halve all the ingredients. It made plenty! Two hints: a) don't over mix b) bake until just barely done
Recipe by An Eye For Detail at https://libbywilkiedesigns.com/2015/01/mini-lemon-cupcakes.html