Place buttercream in another piping bag with a star tip/nozzle. These Lemon Meringue Cupcakes are the ultimate cupcakes with the perfect balance between tangy and sweet! :) And it HAS to be better now it’s made with your own lemons! This month it’s a Sweet Surprise hosted by Love SWAH. 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I just saw your lemons on instagram. Good luck! I went all out in lemony goodness – lemon pound cake cupcakes, which would make a rather tasty loaf cake just on their own, are filled with homemade lemon curd, topped with lemon buttercream icing and finished with a sprinkling of lemon zest. Moist lemon cupcakes topped with smooth lemon buttercream and filled with a hidden lemon curd centre. Hi. Use an apple corer to gently hollow out the center of each cupcake, not going through the whole … Then, pipe a generous swirl of lemon buttercream on top. I love your cupcakes. You’re very welcome and I’m glad they were a hit. Place the sugar and cornstarch in a small pan on medium heat. with envy about the idea of having a lemon or lime tree! 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened and cut into small pieces. Well I know what to make when you visit Maureen! In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter and lemon zest together until smooth and creamy. We’re finally getting lemons this year on our tree, and it’s been such a joy! This is the perfect recipe if you need a dessert in a pinch! Cook for 10-20 minutes, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon. Once cooled, use a knife to scoop out a small vertical column from the inside of each cupcake. So I already showed you how to make the simple lemon curd filling for these … I love lemon curd to putting it in a cupcake sounds like an excellent idea! In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. your photography is lovely, though living in the UK, I’m green (yellow?) I’ve been toying with getting myself a lemon tree :) you’ve inspired me! ","position":6,"name":"Transfer the cakes to a wire rack to...","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_6"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"While the cakes are cooling make the icing. See more ideas about Desserts, Dessert recipes, Lemon filled cupcakes. Store in the fridge. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. OMG they are adorable!! ","position":1,"name":"Pre-heat the oven to 160C (320F) fan-forced and...","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_1"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"In a food processor, process the butter, sugar and lemon zest until smooth. I found my go-to lemon curd with this recipe! I adore lemon curd. There are countless ways to use a batch of lemon curd from filling cookies, cakes, and tarts, to spreading over biscuits and scones! ( Log Out /  The “ridge” of curd that on either side should not immediately flow back into the path of your finger. Add the lemon curd filling and buttercream or eat plain. While the cakes are cooling make the icing. Oh so hilarious! Bake in lined muffin tins for 10-15 minutes or until tester comes out clean. So glad you were able to join us this month! felt like i was in heaven after that first bite and was so sad towards that last bite :p just wanted to say thanks so much for sharing this awesome and yummy treat with the rest of us and i will definitely be making these again. A more modern approach to determining when you can take your curd off the stove would be to use an instant read thermometer. So I set off to make the cupcakes with a lemon curd filling and lemon cream cheese frosting instead of lemon meringue. Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress. Oh so delicious. Bake at 350 F degrees for 17-20 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. We were going … I’m sure they’d be quite delicious in a lime version too. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. lemon is so refreshing, I love it in summer sweets! Whisk all ingredients except butter in a saucepan until well-combined. Lemon. ","position":5,"name":"Divide the batter between the cupcake liners and...","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_5"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Transfer the cakes to a wire rack to cool completely. Using a piping bag, pipe icing on top of the cakes to cover the lemon curd. Required fields are marked *. the clear path you drew should remain. I simplify natural living for busy mums. Add the flour mixture and milk alternately, starting and ending with the flour. ( Log Out /  Let’s hope I don’t forget next month! I’m very glad that I gave most of these away because I fear they would have all ended up in my stomach otherwise. Oh these look absolutely divine, I almost want to lick my screen! These easy-to-make cupcakes are from scratch and you can even fill them with lemon curd for … Claire, thank you for the shout-out, very kind of you, as I think you make the lemon curd more often than I do these days! Bake in three 9 x 2-inch round cake tins for 20-25 minutes or until tester comes out clean. I popped mine in the freezer while I prepared the cupcakes and it turned out fine! ","position":11,"name":"If the icing is too thick, add a...","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_11"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"When the cake have cooled, use a sharp knife to cut a cone-shaped hole in the top of each of the cupcakes. If you don’t have time to make homemade lemon curd, store bought will work fine! Heaven. For Cupcakes: Bake in lined muffin tins for 10-15 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Stumbled on this when I was looking for inspiration for what to do with some leftover lemon curd I made. Instead of standing there wondering how much longer you’ll have to sweat over a hot stove, try looking for these indicators that your curd is done: If you run your finger through it (carefully because it will be hot!) Hi Claire, I’m just a bit curious to why you use almond meal in this recipe? Each month, food bloggers from across the world (well at least I think, might just be us Aussies) gather and share our sweet goodies related to the month’s theme, chosen by the host. Spoon or pipe a couple teaspoons of lemon curd filling into each one. Please try again. I’m sure you could make your own curd with Celia’s recipe. You’re very welcome Tania I hope you like them! Add the egg, one at at time and mix them through. What’s the surprise? These soft cupcakes are bursting with lemon flavor. Thanks so much Joanna! Lemon Meringue Cupcakes. Transfer the cakes to a wire rack to cool completely. Make the Lemon Curd the night before you make the Cupcakes. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. My recipe – lemon cupcakes with lemon curd filling – is extra special because it’s the first recipe featuring lemons picked from my very own lemon tree! For this one, I just went for it – and Ta-da! However, I guess if I have to wait until my lemon tree bears some fruits, I would never manage to make my own lemon curd. ","position":2,"name":"In a food processor, process the butter, sugar...","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_2"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Add the egg, one at at time and mix them through. ","position":9,"name":"Slowly add the icing sugar, pour in the...","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_9"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Keep beating until the icing is light and fluffy. Mostly Aussies but a few from around the world ;D Lemon is one of my favourite flavours and these sound simply perfect – and even better that they are from your own tree! Use the point of a sharp knife to cut a little hollow in the cupcakes, and spoon in the lemon curd filling. Of course you may. Divide the batter among the cupcake molds, filling each mold about 3/4 full. Place lemon curd in a piping bag with a round tip/nozzle. Do these need to be refrigerated if you’re not serving them right away? Add butter, one piece at a time, stirring until incorporated. ","position":4,"name":"Scrape down the sides then add the flour...","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_4"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Divide the batter between the cupcake liners and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in the middle of a cupcake comes out clean. ( Log Out /  ","position":10,"name":"Keep beating until the icing is light and...","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_10"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"If the icing is too thick, add a little milk or water to thin it so you can pip it. And Swah seems so lovely too :D, These look fabulous Claire. I made these cupcakes in collaboration with Draper James and they might just be my favorite recipe yet! ","position":15,"name":"Sprinkle with extra lemon zest. ","url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/#mv_create_471_15"}],"aggregateRating":{"@type":"AggregateRating","ratingValue":5,"reviewCount":"5"},"url":"https:\/\/www.clairekcreations.com\/lemon-cupcakes-with-lemon-curd-filling\/"} Lemon cupcakes with lemon curd filling Yield: 24 Prep Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes Print IngredientsCakes 250g (8oz) butter 250g (8oz) caster (superfine) sugar 2 tbsp lemon zest 4 large free-range eggs 200g self-raising flour 50g almond mealFilling Lemon curdIcing 4 tbsp butter, softened 2 tsp lemon zest 2 cups icing (confectioner's) sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice Extra lemon zest for decorationInstructionsPre-heat the oven to 160C (320F) fan-forced and line two 12-hole muffin trays with cupcake liners.In a food processor, process the butter, sugar and lemon zest until smooth.Add the egg, one at at time and mix them through.Scrape down the sides then add the flour and almond meal and process until smooth (you may need to scrape down the sides again so there are no dry parts).Divide the batter between the cupcake liners and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in the middle of a cupcake comes out clean.Transfer the cakes to a wire rack to cool completely.While the cakes are cooling make the icing.In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter and lemon zest together until smooth and creamy.Slowly add the icing sugar, pour in the lemon juice and increase the speed.Keep beating until the icing is light and fluffy.If the icing is too thick, add a little milk or water to thin it so you can pip it.When the cake have cooled, use a sharp knife to cut a cone-shaped hole in the top of each of the cupcakes.Spoon a half a teaspoon of lemon curd on each one.Using a piping bag, pipe icing on top of the cakes to cover the lemon curd.Sprinkle with extra lemon zest.© Claire K Creations. Lemon Filled Cupcakes Collection by Dot Roderick. Sweet and tart Lemon Cupcakes are bright and sunny with a fresh lemon buttercream on top. Spoon or pipe a couple teaspoons of lemon curd filling into each one. LEMON MERINGUE PIE CUPCAKES These mini meringues will bring a touch of zing to your party and can be made one day ahead for extra ease These Lemon Meringue Cupcakes are made with a lightly lemon flavored cupcake, lemon curd filling, and lightly toasted meringue frosting! Here is an easy recipe, that’s partially homemade, but will taste completely homemade: Meyer Lemon Curd Filled Cupcakes with Meyer Lemon Buttercream Frosting! xx. Keep beating until the icing is light and fluffy. These look delicious! yum! I probably do! In the shape of a sushi roll Sprinkles for rice, dried mango painted with food colouring for the salmon, pieces of lime taffy for the avocado, gumballs for roe, and fondant for the ginger and nori. 1 cup thickened cream 1 cup caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten Dairy Free Recipes Paleo Recipes Whole Food Recipes Cooking Recipes Gluten Free Paleo … Just wondering if I could use oranges to make this recipe? But the cupcakes are awesome trust me! Add the … There was an error submitting your subscription. I was so excited when I realised we had one! Add dry ingredients to wet in four parts – alternating with milk, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Haha yes you can be yellow with envy. I just loved watching people eat them. We won't send you spam. Serves: 1 and 3/4 cups (enough to fill ~20 cupcakes) | Time: 30 minutes + 8 Hours | Cost: Low | Difficulty: Easy, Serves: 24 cupcakes or One 3-tier 9-inch cake | Time: 50 minutes | Cost: Low | Difficulty: Easy. Unsubscribe at any time. This light cupcake is perfect for spring or summer. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Yes I don’t see why not. At least with cupcakes there are usually more? Your email address will not be published. I’ve made a similar cupcake when our lime tree went berserk last year. This recipe instructs to cook the curd over medium heat “until thick and bubbly”. Definitely Liz. Between the Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes, Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes and now these Lemon Meringue … Spoon a half a teaspoon of lemon curd on each one. Fill the cupcakes with the lemon curd, then place the tops back (you can trim the tops to make them fit onto the filling) Piped the frosting (I use 1M tip, but I like to close it a little at the end) Garnished the cupcakes with blueberry, yellow sprinkles and lemon slices. No particular reason other than I thought I’d give it a go! The moist cupcake pairs perfectly with the creamy lemon curd center. The blob of lemon curd hidden underneath the lemon buttercream icing. It’s super easy! The Most Luscious Lemon Curd Lemon Cupcakes with lemon curd and lemon buttercream frosting! I’m 100% sure those are delicious. I’ve been so disappointed the last couple of months because I keep missing out on the Sweet Adventures Blog Hop. https://www.nourish-and-fete.com/perfect-filled-lemon-cupcakes No Celia thank you for the recipe! Ingredients for the lemon cupcakes- (ignore the butter!) Isn’t it! Thanks Chris! I don’t know how I miss it (must have had something to do with buying a house and going overseas the last two months) but this month I am in. A lovely way to enjoy some of your home grown lemons :). When curd is thick and bubbly (reaches 170F and coats the back of a spoon) remove from heat. Classic vanilla cupcakes filled with a buttery, luscious lemon curd, and topped with a smooth Swiss meringue frosting. 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