Lemon Cupcakes

In a rush and need to  cook up a batch of cakes quickly.  Then with a bit of thought, you can turn a cake packet mix into something a little different.

Cupcakes

1 pkt Basco Golden Butter Cake MixLemon Cupcakes

2 eggs

3 tablespoons softened butter/margarine

2/3 cup milk

1 teaspoon lemon zest

60 ml lemon curd (store bought)

Icing

4 tablespoons lemon curd

1 tablespoon lemon juice

50 g sugar

 

Method

Cupcakes

Place all ingredients in a large bowl and with an electric beater, mix on low until all ingredients are combined.

Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed.

Put 1 dessert spoon of mixture into bottom of cupcake papers. Top with 1 teaspoon lemon curd. Top with remaining cake batter.

Bake in a moderate oven 180 C (fan forced 160C) for 15 – 20 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.

 

Icing

Microwave the lemon curd and lemon juice on high for 1 minute until melted.

Brush tops of each cupcake with lemon curd syrup.

Sprinkle caster sugar over the top of cupcakes.