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A tasty fluttery treat.
I made Lemon Meringue Pie and had some of the lemon curd leftover so i decided to make some tasty cupcakes too.
I hope you like them and my instructions are easy to follow!

Posted by Angharrad from Liverpool, England, United Kingdom • Published See Angharrad's 4 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Pop you oven on to 170C.

    Zest your lemon and put the zest to one side for later.

  • Step 2

    Cut your lemon in half and put one half away for later. Now add the juice from half of the lemon to your mixing bowl.

  • Step 3

    Add the 6oz of Sugar and both eggs to the lemon juice and whisk until smooth.

  • Step 4

    Add the 6oz of flour and tbsp of baking powder and whisk until you can see some air bubbles in the mixture.

  • Step 5

    Pop your mixture into cupcake cases and bake for 10 Mins turn and bake for a further 10 mins.

  • Step 6

    While your cakes are cooking you should make the lemon curd. I used a Greens Lemon Pie Filling Sachet but you could just use a regular jar or lemon curd, or maybe even make your own. :]

  • Step 7

    When your case are ready transfer them to a wire tray and wait until they are completely cooled.

  • How to bake a lemon cupcake. Lemon Curd Butterfly Cakes - Step 8
    Step 8

    Im sure everyone has made butterfly cake before and know what to do but what the hey, i will show you anyway.

    First take a cupcake and with a serrated knife cut a circle out like so.

  • How to bake a lemon cupcake. Lemon Curd Butterfly Cakes - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fill the hole in the cupcake with lemon curd.

    Cut the left over bit of cupcake in half.

  • How to bake a lemon cupcake. Lemon Curd Butterfly Cakes - Step 10
    Step 10

    Pop the two bits of cupcake into the lemon curd like so and you should have something like a butterfly.

  • Step 11

    Put 3oz of icing sugar in a bowl and add the lemon zest from earlier and the juice from the other half of your lemon. Mix it all together and drizzle all over your beautiful cakes. :D

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