lemon whipped cupcakes and frosting
30 Sep, Alison Bliss, 1635

Lemon Whipped Cupcakes and Frosting | Cupcakes Recipes

Lemon fluffy whipped cream makes a citrusy and light topping for pound cake, waffles, berries, and a lotmore! Refreshing and light, this lemon cool whip frosting recipe is the perfect and ideal expansion to delicious homemade lemon cupcakes.

Frosting could make or break a yummy cupcake. According to my mind, it does not make a difference in the case that you have the tastiest cupcake base, a terrible clump of icing, and we are out. Though you could take a boxed cupcake blend as well as top it alongside a creamy and velvety homemade icing, and out of nowhere, it is changed into the finest cupcake, you have ever eaten.

Lemon is a definitive Summer and Spring flavor, yet fortunate for us; we could appreciate these light whipped lemon frosting cupcakes year-round. Irrespective of what season it is, if you require a small sunshiny jolt of energy, these cupcakes will unquestionably do it for you.

Quick, fluffy lemon frosting recipe

These perfectly fluffy and soft lemon cupcakes alongside light whipped lemon frosting are refreshing, tasty, as well as are the quintessential summer and springtime treats.

  • Preparation time: Half-hour
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: Around 45 minutes
  • Calories: About 404kcal
  • Serving: Twelve


  • Standard size muffin container
  • Stand mixer


  • Cupcake

  1. Zest of two lemons
  2. (136 gram) or ¾ cup of granulated sugar
  3. (128 gram) or a half cup of buttermilk
  4. Three oz or 85 grams of unsalted butter at room temperature
  5. One yolk of a large egg
  6. One large egg
  7. (162 gram) or one ¼ cups of all-purpose flour
  8. Half teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  9. 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  10. One teaspoon of baking powder
  11. ¼ teaspoon of baking soda
  • Frosting

  1. 170 gram or 6 oz of unsalted butter at room temperature
  2. 340 gram or 12 oz of cream cheese at room temperature
  3. One zest of lemon
  4. Half teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  5. 125 gram or one ¼ cup of powdered sugar

Directions of Lemon Ricotta Cupcakes with Fully Lemon Frosting

  • Make the delicious lemon cupcakes

  1. Firstly, preheat the microwave to around 350° Fahrenheit.
  2. Then, line a standard size muffin container alongside cupcake liners plus put in a safe spot.
  3. Include lemon zest and sugar into a medium blending container or the stand blender container and whisk together in order to discharge the lemon essential oil right from the zest. Include spread butter and mix till fluffy.
  4. Now, in a little container, whisk together the vanilla extract, eggs, and buttermilk. Include the fluid blend to the margarine blend and beat up until well combined.
  5. In one more container, filter together baking powder, baking soda, and flour into a medium blending container. Include salt to the mixture of flour, and thoroughly blend alongside a whisk. Include the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and blend till combined well. Stop the blender and utilize a spatula in order to scratch the side and base of the container to make sure the batter is well blended.
  6. Now, evenly divide batter amid 12 cupcake cavities utilizing a huge frozen yogurt scoop plus bake for about 15 minutes till a toothpick embedded in the cupcakes comes out all clean with only a couple of crumbs attached.
  7. Then, remove from the microwave as well as let cool on a particular wire rack for around 10 to 15 minutes. Eliminate cupcakes from the container, and permit to completely cool on a wire rack before including frosting or icing.
  • Prepare the fluffy lemon frosting for cupcakes

  1. In a stand blender bowl or a huge blending container, cream cheese and cream butter together up until completely blended and velvety.
  2. Include lemon zest and vanilla extract, and beat well to combine.
  3. Include powdered sugar and mix till combined, progressively speed up the blender and beat till fluffy and soft.
  4. Frost the chilled cupcakes utilizing a pastry sack fitted alongside a funneling tip of the choice, or just include frosting or icing with a butter knife or an offset spatula.


  1. In case you do not have buttermilk, utilize enough milk and one teaspoon of lemon juice or vinegar in order to make a half cup. Or, on the other hand, half milk + half yogurt or sour cream.
  2. To both the frosting and your delicious cake batter, you could include lemon extract for extra flavoring or instead of lemon zest, in case that you do not have any lemon. In any case, note that new and fresh lemon zing is liked.

Nutritional value:

  • Calories: 404 Kcal
  • Serving: 103 grams

Taking the yummy lemon cupcakes to the very next level

For additional lemony flavor, we recommend including a lemon curd in order to fill these yummy cupcakes. This is elective yet will take the cupcakes to the very next level.

Baker's guidelines

  • Substitution guidelines

Buttermilk is a common ingredient that we utilize in plenty of cupcake recipes. In case you do not have buttermilk, you can utilize:

  1. Sufficient milk + one teaspoon of lemon juice or vinegar in order to make a half cup in this specific recipe.
  2. A blend of around half yogurt or sour cream + milk will likewise work as a replacement.
  • Lemon flavoring:

We lean toward freshly ground lemon zest for these yummy frosting and cupcakes. Yet, in case that you do not have new and fresh lemons, you could utilize pure extract of lemon for flavoring instead. Including a lemon curd filling will likewise enhance and improve the lemon flavor.

Instructions to store lemon cupcakes alongside cream cheddar icing

Frosted or iced cupcakes will last as long as seven days in the freezer and any longer, around three months, in the refrigerator.

Once keeping cupcakes in the freezer or fridge, store them in a sealed container. Take care in order to wrap the yummy cupcakes well as soon as freezing to keep the refrigerator smell out. Let delicious cupcakes come to a specific room temperature before serving.