Cupcakes Spectacular 2008: Lemon-Poppy Seed Cupcakes

I have to admit, until I began to run my blog I had no idea that there is a difference between a cupcake and a muffin. But this German site brings light into darkness: Cupcakes incorporate butter, sugar, eggs, and flour to a sponge mixture and are decorated with a frosting. I am fond of poppy seeds, especially the whites. So I prepared the

Lemon-Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Lemon-Poppy Seed Cupcakes

for Arfi’s 21.09.2018** Spectacular Cupcakes 2008 event 21.09.2018**.

-========= REZKONV-Recipe – RezkonvSuite v1.4
Title: Lemon-Poppy Seed Cupcakes
Categories: Baking, Cupcakes
Yield: 12 Servings


3     Lemons, 2 organic
5 tablesp.   Milk
155 grams   Sugar
175 grams   Butter, softened
50 grams   White poppy seed, ground
1 pack   Vanilla sugar
3     Eggs, size M
150 grams   Flour
1/2 pack   Baking powder
150-200 grams   Cream cheese
100-150 grams   Icing sugar
12     Paper liners, about 5 cm Ø


  abgewandelt nach:
  LECKER, Kochen & Genießen, Januar + Februar 08
  Edited *RK* 03/08/2008 by
  Ulrike Westphal


With oven rack in center of oven, pre-heat oven to 175°C/fan 150 °C/ gasmark 2. Line a twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin pan with paper liners and set aside.

Wash and dry the organic lemons and rub off the peel. Squeeze all lemons. Heat milk with 2 tablespoons sugar, add and melt the butter. Stir in poppy seeds, 6 tablespoons of lemon juice, the zest – except for 1 teaspoon and simmer for about 5 minutes. Lightly cool.

Cream 125 grams butter, 125 grams sugar and vanilla sugar about 1 minute until mixture is fluffy and lightens from yellow to cream color. Add eggs one at a time. Mix flour and baking powder and fold flour mixture and poppy seed mixture alternately into egg mixture

Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan

Bake for 20- 25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

To serve

Combine cream cheese, 3-4 tablespoons lemon juice and icing sugar and stir until smooth. Spread over cooled cupcakes. Lightly sprinkle centers with grated lemon peel.


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