Lemon Poppyseed Cupcakes by sheri_wilson_

Lemon Poppyseed Cupcakes



15 min




Picture for Lemon Poppyseed Cupcakes





3 cup flour

3 cup sugar

2 tsp baking powder

¾ tsp salt

1 cup unsalted butter

3 large eggs

2 large egg whites

1 cup buttermilk

3 tbsp sour cream

1 tbsp vanilla extract

⅓ cup fresh lemon juice

⅓ cup lemon zest

1 tbsp poppy seeds


rubber spatula

mixing bowl


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350F and line a cupcake tray with paper inserts.

Step 2

Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt into a mixing bowl.

Step 3

Add the softened butter to the bowl, and whisk until the mixture resembles fine bread crumbs.

Step 4

Add the eggs, egg whites, buttermilk, sour cream, vanilla, lemon juice and lemon zest to the mixing bowl. Whisk until completely smooth. Be sure all ingredients are at room temperature before adding.

Step 5

Add the poppy seeds to the bowl and fold into the batter with a rubber spatula

rubber spatula

mixing bowl

Step 6

Using an ice cream scoop, fill the cupcake liners halfway with batter. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden.

Step 7

Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting and decorating.

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