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Lemon cupcakes with lemon frosting

  • Vegetarian Diet

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Lemon cupcakes with lemon frosting


For the cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Combine the eggs, yogurt, sugar, vegetable oil, lemon zest and lemon juice in a bowl, using a hand whisk until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder and poppy seeds. Mix with a spatula.
  • Line a 12 cup muffin pan with cupcake liners. Transfer batter to piping tube and fill the liners 2/3 of the way.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Rotate the muffin pan 15 minutes into baking time, so that the cupcakes can bake evenly.
  • Remove from oven and allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

For the frosting

  • Combine the sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest in a small saucepan over low heat. Heat and stir until sugar melts and add the 4 tablespoons of Limoncello.
  • Turn up the heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat and add the finely chopped white chocolate. Stir until the chocolate melts. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool.
  • Beat the butter along with the icing sugar in a mixer for about 2-3 minutes, until light and fluffy. Continue beating while adding the cooled chocolate mixture. Scrape down the sides of the bowl when necessary to make sure all of the ingredients are well combined.
  • Transfer frosting to a piping bag. Pipe a generous amount frosting in a swirl on top of each cupcake.
  • Sprinkle with lemon zest.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
25 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
44 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
60 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
18 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
34 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
11 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
4 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
6 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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