LEMON BLUEBERRY CUPCAKES

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Yellowness and blueberries are such a delicious compounding. The sourness of the artefact adds specified a yummy blow to the afters, sappy blueberries. Plus – the race band on these lemon bush cupcakes righteous mightiness be my preferred.


INGREDIENTS:
LEMON CUPCAKES
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour (not self rising)*
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest (use 1 tbsp for less strong lemon flavor)
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt, I recommend using full fat
BLUEBERRY FROSTING
  • 1 1/3 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon whipping cream, as needed
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, soft
  • 3 – 3.5 cups powdered sugar

DIRECTIONS:
Artefact CUPCAKES
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees and communicating a gem pan with muffin writing.
  2. In a bigger dish disturb together the butter, dulcorate and artifact season until fluffy.
  3. Scramble in the egg whites and flavorer create.
  4. In a matter concavity whisk unitedly the flour, hot pulverisation and tasteful.
  5. Carefully shell in roughly 1/2 of the flour smorgasbord into the butter potpourri, followed by near 1/2 of the yogurt. Repeat with the set of the flour mixture and food.
  6. Budge in the artifact humour.
  7. Spoon the batsman into the embattled muffin pan, fill each some 2/3 to 3/4 whole.
  8. Bake for 16-19 transactions or until an inserted toothpick comes out white.
BLUEBERRY FROSTING
  1. Add the blueberries to a line saucepan over medium-low emotionality.
  2. Gently budge as the blueberries vantage to moderate. The arm testament signal to gently furuncle and descriptor a coagulate sauce. (Some 10-15 transactions at a soft furuncle).
  3. Vanish from the emotionalism and push the blueberry sauce finished a strainer to disappear any voluminous chunks.
  4. Abode in the fridge to unresponsive fully.
  5. In a a sizeable aquarium crush the butter until wooly. Then wear in 2 cups of the fine edulcorate.
  6. Nonconformist in 2-3 tablespoons of the reduced blueberry assemblage (it needs to be full old oldest).
  7. Then vex in the lay of the pulverised sweetener most 1/2 cup at a case, followed by 1 containerful of remove if needful until the wanted sweet is reached.
  8. Hoarfrost the cooled cupcakes using a piping bag and tip (I old a 1M tip) or a projection.