Lemon & White Chocolate Cupcakes


Lemon & White Chocolate Cupcakes

Makes 12 – Part of “Your Perfect Afternoon Tea


200g caster sugar
200g unsalted butter
3 eggs
200g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
3 tbsp lemon curd (shop bought)
1tsp vanilla extract

200g salted butter
300g icing sugar
200g white chocolate, melted
100g mascarpone
4 tbsp lemon curd (shop bought)


  1. Line a muffin tin with 12 cupcake cases and preheat the oven to 180 degrees fan
  2. Beat together your unsalted butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add in the eggs and vanilla extract and beat until combined
  3. Add flour, baking powder and beat again until smooth. Finally, add the lemon curd and beat again
  4. Spoon equal amounts into each cupcake case and bake for 12-15 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean
  5. Remove from oven, leave in the tin for 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely
  6. To make the white chocolate and lemon icing, beat the butter until pale and fluffy, then add the icing sugar, melted white chocolate, lemon curd and mascarpone and beat again until soft and creamy
  7. Either pipe or spoon onto the cooled cupcakes

ENJOY! If you opt for Lemon & White Chocolate Cupcakes, please do share a picture!

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