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Easy Lemon Cupcakes

Easy Lemon Cupcakes

Oh everyone loves a little cupcake don’t they?

These Easy Lemon Cupcakes are so simple and so good! They are super cute and not too big (I find muffins too big I’d rather have 2 of these lol!)

At Easy Peasy lemon Squeezy we love cake. And by the stats from my website I can see you do too.

Sometimes it’s really nice to have an extravagant little treat 

What I love about these are the kids can make them on their own they are so flipping easy.

They are also quite small and perfect for the cake tin, you know on those days when you need cake…. you just need cake!

Little Lemon Cupcakes

These are nice and small and don’t actually have to add the topping! It’s nice though

Have a go, go on! And let me know what you think?

If you like these you may very well love my Lemon & Blueberry Muffins, hop over and have a look!

(The oficial definition of a cupcake is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup.

As with larger cakes, icing and other cake decorations such as fruit and candy may be applied).

Here’s my lovely little great nephew – warms my heart!


Big love




  • 125g Butter (room temp)
  • 125g Caster Sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 125g Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 lemon, grate zest (juice of half)
  • drop of milk


  • 125g Butter (room temp)
  • 250g Icing Sugar
  • Juice 1/2 lemon

Preparation Method

Makes 12.

  1. Preheat oven 170C / 350F / Gas 4
  2. Using a muffin tin or Yorkshire Pudding tin use 12 muffin cases (all sorts of nice ones around) 
  3. Cream Butter & Sugar until light and fluffy
  4. Add 1 egg at a time making sure it doesn’t curdle (if it does add some of the flour)
  5. Add Lemon Zest and flour, mix well
  6. Finally add lemon juice and milk
  7. Spoon equally into 12 muffin cakes and bake for approx. 20-25 minutes
  8. Next make the icing by creaming the butter with the icing sugar until very light and fluffy – probably better with electric mixer
  9. When the cupcakes are totally cold spoon or pipe on the icing
  10. Decorate how you like – there are lots of lovely bits to decorate in most supermarkets. Enjoy Cx


Jane Foulkes says:
Just about to make a Batch for Potters Bar Utd cake sale
Jane McCabe says:
These were so easy and tasted amazing! Thanks Easy Peasy
Denise says:
I was directed to your site as I was searching for a cherry loafcake recipe. I found that and then these Fab lemon cupcakes AND the chocolate chip cupcakes. Made all of them. for a tea dance where they were very popular! Am just about to make the cupcakes for a friend's birthday! Thank you for such fab recipes.
    Clare x says:
    of so lovely to hear Denise - thanks so much x