Lemon-Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

Lemon-Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Lemon-Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Sweet and moist, these cream cheese cupcakes serve classic baked goodies, made with white cake mix and lemon pudding, for a tangy dessert!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 1pkgwhite cake mix
  • 1pkgjell-o® lemon flavor instant pudding
  • 1cupwater
  • 4egg whites
  • 2tbspoil
  • 1pkgphiladelphia® cream cheese
  • ¼cupbutter
  • 2tbsplemon juice
  • 1pkgpowdered sugar


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Beat the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl with mixer on low speed until moistened. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.

  3. Spoon into 24 paper-lined muffin cups.

  4. Bake for 21 to 24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.

  5. Cool in pans for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.

  6. Beat the cream cheese, butter, and juice with mixer until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating on low speed after each addition until well blended. Spread onto cupcakes.

  7. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 137.85kcal
  • Fat: 6.69g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.08g
  • Fiber: 0.27g
  • Sugar: 12.69g
  • Protein: 1.72g
  • Cholesterol: 8.98mg
  • Sodium: 165.93mg
  • Calcium: 47.27mg
  • Potassium: 42.83mg
  • Iron: 0.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 29.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.84mg
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