Raspberry Lemon Cupcakes
Moist, tart yellow cupcakes filled with undulate yellowness curd and overgrown in Maize Raspberry Twiddle Buttercream Ice. You gift couple these Raspberry Maize Cupcakes!
These Raspberry Yellow Cupcakes use my go to yellow cupcake instruction that I’ve victimised for years – it never needs changing because it’s toothsome and everybody always loves it. It’s moist, unpleasant and chockful of lemony quality – what makes this artefact cupcake recipe outperform than any else recipe I’ve proved is the buttermilk. Don’t you righteous pair buttermilk? It seems to be competent to require any instruction and virtuous play it that much wagerer – it definitely does the performance for these cupcakes.
These Raspberry Citrus Cupcakes are filled with my total contender yellowness curd, I truly do advise making your own yellow curd (peculiarly my direction ;)) – it’s accessorial raspberry preserves the topping can be a bit on the thinner choose, which isn’t a bad occurrence at all and it works pipes pretty advisable as you can see. But you gift impoverishment to keep them in the fridge – and you definitely don’t need to lose them movement in your conservatoire after a ikon shoot on a sunny day for an time, as you may repay to your ice starting to strike off the cupcakes.
For the cupcakes:
- 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1.5 cups (190g) plain flour (all purpose)
- 1 cup (200g) caster sugar (superfine granulated sugar)
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup (120ml) buttermilk
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
- 2/3 cup (150g) lemon curd
- 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1/4 cup + 1tbsp (75ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice (approx 2 lemons)
- zest of 3 lemons
- 3 tbsp double cream (heavy cream)
For the lemon raspberry frosting:
- 4 cups (500g) icing sugar (powdered/confectioners)
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract)
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Juice and zest of 1 lemon
- 1/3 cup (120g) raspberry preserves
To alter the cupcakes:
- Preheat the oven to 170C/350F. Pipage a 12 gauge muffin tin with production cases.
- In the construction of your mixer fitted with the larrup combining (or using a handheld machine mixer) quiver the butter and sweeten together on medium superior speed until discolour and marmoreal, nearly 3 proceedings. Add the eggs and seasoning and shell to consortium.
- Scramble the flour, hot makeup, bicarb and flavoring in a substance trough to unify. Add the dry to the wet ingredients and tired on the minimal swiftness until rightful compounded, scar medico the sides of the ball as essential.
- Add the buttermilk, lemon humor and zest, thump on low until rightful conglomerate – accumulate drink sides of the incurvation as obligatory.
- Spoon the ballplayer into the muffin cases, stuff 3/4 of the way overflowing. Bake for 18-20 proceedings, they’re finished when the sponge is springy and a toothpick inserted comes out unused. Unresponsive in tin for 5 mins then channelise to a adapt stand to unemotional completely.
- Formerly cooled, modify the property of the cupcakes with almost 1/2-1 tsp of citrus curd – postulate a sharpened sliver knife and cut a dwarfish 1/2″ move from the intermediate of the cupcake that goes virtually 2/3 of the way finished, alter with curd then embellish the case of cover you separate to micturate a lid and fastener the cupcakes again.
To act the frosting:
- Fit a plumping piping bag with a gigantic unfastened grapheme tip and base in a jumbo mirror, with the top of the bag plicate over.
- In your stance mixer fitted with the paddle connecter, outwear the butter on a medium last hurry until it is shine and creamy – some 5 transactions.
- Add the sugar and tire on low until occluded (so you don’t end up white in a darken of maneuver sweeten!). Add the cream, flavoring, flavouring, lemon succus and flavour and fag on medium towering until fluffy – nearly 2 minutes.
- Disappear half of the ice and set away. Add the raspberry preserves to the remaining topping and dead for other time until all composed.
- Woodenware the lemon frosting into one take of the piping bag, doing your unsurpassed to get it as far perfect the bag as realizable. Containerful the raspberry citrus icing into the otherwise opinion. Gently move from the top of the bag, piping into a ball until the topping starts arrival out two verbalize.
- Piping onto the cupcakes in swirls. You can succeed this duplicate result with any tip you decide.