How to Use Up Lemons

As the weather warms up, we crave fruitier, brighter desserts more than dense, rich chocolate and nut treats. (Although… those are good too any time!) This lemon cupcake recipe asks for lots of fresh lemon zest to flavor the light, tender cupcakes, topped with a tangy cream cheese frosting.

Freshly grated lemon zest adds zing to these delicate cupcakes. For the batter, we use butter and eggs yolks for richness, and cake flour and whipped egg whites for a tender, light texture.... Read More