Perfect Lemon Cupcakes

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We associate lemon smells and flavors with light, clean, happy experiences. These cupcakes make the most of that association by offering a sunny burst of flavors.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutes

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) lemon cake mix
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tub (12 oz.) ready-to-spread frosting

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat using an electric mixer set to low speed until a smooth batter forms. Turn batter into cups, filling halfway.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until tops are golden. Remove cupcakes from the oven and allow to cool completely before frosting.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) lemon cake mix
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tub (12 oz.) ready-to-spread frosting

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat using an electric mixer set to low speed until a smooth batter forms. Turn batter into cups, filling halfway.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until tops are golden. Remove cupcakes from the oven and allow to cool completely before frosting.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium160mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars21g
Protein2g