Lightly Lemon Cupcakes

Lightly Lemon Cupcakes

Dessert on a little piece of heaven - light and lemony cupcakes with whipped cream frosting.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

cupcakes

Cupcakes
1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/2
cup sugar
1/3
cup milk
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
Frosting
1
pint (2 cups) heavy whipping cream
1
box (4-serving size) lemon instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/4
cup milk
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. In large bowl, beat all cupcake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl frequently. Beat on medium speed 4 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling each about 1/3 full cupcakes will rise as they bake).
  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately remove from pan to cooling rack; cool completely.
  4. In deep large bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on low speed until slightly thickened. Add dry pudding mix and 1/4 cup milk; beat on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  5. Place frosting in decorating bag. Generously pipe frosting over cupcakes. Store in refrigerator. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before serving.
Makes 12 cupcakes
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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In step 2, the 4-minute beating time is critical to develop the structure in the cupcake.
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Use a deep bowl when whipping cream to reduce splattering. Chill the bowl and beaters first so that the cream will form stiff peaks faster.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cupcake)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.