Lemon Cupcakes with Chai Icing Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Cupcakes with Chai Icing recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Cupcakes with Chai Icing using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by musicshroom

Makes 12 servings



A tender, lemon-y cupcake, topped with cream cheese frosting!

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Cupcakes with Chai Icing

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup ICBINB, soft
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg white
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
8 ounce of fat free cream cheese
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground clove
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

Recipe Directions for Lemon Cupcakes with Chai Icing

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with cupcake liners.
 In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
 In a large bowl, beat margarine and sugar with an electric mixer.

  2. Beat in egg. Combine lemon extract, juice, zest, and buttermilk in a small bowl. Add half the buttermilk mixture and beat on low speed. Add half the flour mixture and beat just until combined. Repeat with remaining buttermilk and flour mixture. Divide batter evenly into the prepared cups.
 Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the cupcakes spring back when the tops are pressed or until a toothpick tester comes out clean. 
Remove the cupcakes from the muffin pan an cool completely on a wire rack.


  3. In a medium bowl, beat ingredients for icing until smooth. Once the cupcakes are cool, use a small spatula or butter knife to ice them. Store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

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Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 76.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
207
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
201mg
8%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
26.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
12.7g
Protein
3.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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