Lemon Moist Cupcakes

Lemon Moist Cupcakes

Cupcakes are so easy to make, and they are always a crowd-pleaser. Lemon cupcakes are so refreshing and flavorful. This recipe for lemon moist cupcakes is an absolute favorite. They are so moist when drizzled with the lemon-orange glaze. We hope you enjoy them!

Lemon Moist Cupcakes

Lemon Moist Cupcakes
This is a clipped recipe from Southern Living's June 1983 Edition. Make these lemony cupcakes with butter, sugar, eggs, self-rising flour, milk, vanilla extract, sugar, lemon rind, orange rind, lmeon juice, and orange juice.
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  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • Grated rind of 1 orange
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 2 oranges


  • Combine butter and 1 cup sugar in a large mixing bowl, creaming until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, beating well.
  • Stir in flour.
  • Add milk and vanilla, mixing just until blended.
  • Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin pans, filling each cup half full.
  • Bake at 350 degrees fro 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Combine remaining ingredients, stirring until blended. Spoon glaze over warm cupcakes.

Kitchen Helper 2

Large Mixing Bowl
Retro Hand Mixer
Muffin Tin
Print Recipe Pin Recipe
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cupcake, Lemon, Orange


Yield: about two dozen.
Mrs. Lyman Clayborn; Kinston, North Carolina

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