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Lightly Lemon Cupcakes

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

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

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • In step 2, the 4-minute beating time is critical to develop the structure in the cupcake.
  • 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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
10g
52%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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