Lemon muffin cupcakes with mascarpone frosting

8 persons | 60 minutes

Lemon muffin cupcakes taste wonderfully refreshing. The mascarpone frosting ensures great summer taste happiness! Lemon cupcakes are moist and deliciously lemony.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 1 votes )
Lemon muffin cupcakes with mascarpone frosting
Lemon muffin cupcakes with mascarpone frosting

8 persons | 60 minutes

Lemon muffin cupcakes taste wonderfully refreshing. The mascarpone frosting ensures great summer taste happiness! Lemon cupcakes are moist and deliciously lemony.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 1 votes )

Ingredients

Muffin batter

  • 125 g wheat flour
  • 100 g sugar
  • 90 ml buttermilk
  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 lemon, organic
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp semolina
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • vanilla sugar

Mascarpone Frosting

  • 120 g mascarpone
  • 150 ml whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp lemon juice

Instructions

Prepare the muffin batter

  1. Mix the flour, sugar and semolina in a bowl.
  2. Add the baking powder, salt and vanilla sugar.
  3. Rinse the lemon under hot water and grate the zest on a very fine grater.
  4. Squeeze the lemon juice out of the lemon using a citrus press.
  5. Mix the grated lemon zest in a bowl.
  6. Add the buttermilk to the lemon juice and mix well.
  7. Pour the vegetable oil into the mixture.
  8. Beat the egg and add the dry ingredients, mixing well together.
  9. A muffin tin with Line 8 paper cups and fill ¾ full with the batter.
  10. Bake the lemon muffins at 220 degrees for approx. 15-20 minutes and leave to cool.

Prepare the mascarpone frosting

  1. In a bowl, beat the mascarpone and cold whipped cream to a thick cream.
  2. Stir in the icing sugar and lemon juice.
  3. Fill the mascarpone frosting into a piping bag with a star nozzle.
  4. Pipe the frosting onto the lemon muffins.
  5. The lemon cupcakes garnish with grated lemon zest and serve chilled.

Utensils

  • Bowl
  • Citrus grater
  • Citrus juicer
  • Hand mixer
  • Muffin tin
  • Paper cases
  • Spoon
  • Piping bag with star nozzle