Lemon and White Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

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Lemon and White Chocolate Cupcakes
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  1. To Make Cupcakes:.
  2. Position the rack in the center of the oven and heat to 350°F
  3. Place 12 cupcake paper liners in a 2 1/2-inch muffin pan.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a medium bowl and set aside.
  5. Beat the butter and granulated sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until light and creamy.
  6. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Beat in the lemon juice, lemon peel and vanilla.
  7. Beat in one-half of the flour mixture, scraping down sides of bowl.
  8. Gradually add the buttermilk and beat in the remaining flour mixture until the ingredients are mixed.
  9. Divide batter among the muffin cups, filling each about one-half full.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  11. Cool cupcakes in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  12. Remove cupcakes and cool completely.
  13. To Make Frosting:.
  14. Place the white chocolate in a microwavable medium bowl.
  15. Microwave on HIGH for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.
  16. Let stand for 1 minute.
  17. Stir until it’s completely melted and smooth. Cool slightly.
  18. Add the cream cheese, butter, lemon peel and vanilla.
  19. Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed until the ingredients are mixed.
  20. Add the confectioners’ sugar and beat until the frosting is smooth.
  21. To Assemble Cupcakes:.
  22. Remove the paper liners from the cupcakes and turn the cupcakes upside down.
  23. Spread a 1/4-inch thick layer of frosting to completely cover the top and sides the cupcakes.
  24. Spoon the white chocolate curls over the frosting, gently pressing, if necessary to help them adhere to the sides.
  25. Sift the confectioners’ sugar over the tops of the cupcakes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 579.17 Kcal (2425 kJ)
Calories from fat 212.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.6g 36%
Cholesterol 82.68mg 28%
Sodium 198.26mg 8%
Potassium 132.55mg 3%
Total Carbs 89.77g 30%
Sugars 80.11g 320%
Dietary Fiber 0.41g 2%
Protein 4.44g 9%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 78.1mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 382.35 Kcal (1601 kJ)
Calories from fat 140.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.58g 36%
Cholesterol 54.58mg 28%
Sodium 130.88mg 8%
Potassium 87.5mg 3%
Total Carbs 59.26g 30%
Sugars 52.89g 320%
Dietary Fiber 0.27g 2%
Protein 2.93g 9%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.5mg 4%
Calcium 51.5mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.5
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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