Classic Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

Classic Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Classic Lemon Cupcakes

Indulge in fluffy and flavorful bites of these tangy lemon cupcakes; a classic sweet treat to have at any party! Whip this up in just under one hour.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • cupscake flour,sifted
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¾cupmilk
  • 2tsplemon extract
  • cupssugar
  • 4ozunsalted butter
  • 3egg whites


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare muffin pans with nonstick spray and flour. Resift the sifted cake flour with the baking powder and salt.

  2. Combine the milk and lemon extract. Cream the sugar and butter until fluffy.

  3. Alternating the flour mixture with the milk mixture, blend half of one, then the other into the butter mixture. Mix well after each addition and repeat. Mix until well blended.

  4. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Fold them into the batter.

  5. Pour the batter into the muffin pans, filling at least halfway.

  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the cake test is done. Remove the pans and turn out the cupcakes onto a wire rack to cool.

  7. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 117.02kcal
  • Fat: 4.17g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.20g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.73g
  • Fiber: 0.18g
  • Sugar: 10.85g
  • Protein: 1.46g
  • Cholesterol: 10.92mg
  • Sodium: 64.07mg
  • Calcium: 39.82mg
  • Potassium: 27.81mg
  • Iron: 0.79mg
  • Vitamin A: 35.83µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.20mg
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