Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and Fresh Blueberries

Lemon and blueberry cupcakesLemon and greek yogurt cupcakes with a lemon cream cheese frosting and fresh blueberries ~

For the cupcakes –
30g/ 1oz/ 1/4 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
120g/ 4 1/4oz/ 3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp lemon juice
100ml/ 1/2 cup whole milk
3 tbsp greek yogurt
120g/ 4 1/4oz/ 3/4 cup plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
zest of 1/2 lemon

For the Frosting –
225g/ 8oz/ 1 3/4 cups icing sugar/ powdered sugar
50g/ 1 3/4oz/ 1/4 cup cream cheese
1 tbsp lemon juice
zest of 1/2 lemon

makes approx 6 cupcakes

lemon and blueberry greek yogurt cupcakes

To make the cupcakes –
– Preheat the oven to 180Ā°C/ 350Ā°F/ gas mark 4 and line a muffin tin with cupcake cases.
– Cream together the butter and sugar.
– Whisk in the egg until the mixture is light and creamy. Then whisk in the milk, lemon juice and yogurt.
– Fold in the flour, baking powder, lemon zest and salt.
– Spoon the mixture into the cupcakes cases, filling each one about 2/3 full.
– Bake for 20-25 minutes until risen and golden.
– Leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.

To make the frosting –
– Whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
– Pipe the icing around the edge of each cupcake and fill the middle with fresh blueberries

Lemon cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and blueberries

17 thoughts on “Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and Fresh Blueberries

  1. Those look great, and they’re so pretty! I love the lemon and blueberry combination and a cream cheese forsting is never an issue šŸ™‚ Thanks for the recipe.

  2. They look so pretty! I really want to try these this weekend- can I leave out the greek yogurt? If not, is there a easy substitute I can use?

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