Any excuse for cake! Would I then have to put the zest of 2 lemons in the cake mixture instead of 1? Preheat your oven to 180C and put cupcake holders in your cupcake tin. Simply slice the cake and put each piece on a plate; add a few spoonfuls of fruit to every serving; then drizzle your lime syrup over the top of the soft, spongy cake and its accompanying fruit. Zest one lime by cutting the green skin very thinly and then cutting these pieces into very fine strips. What a complete delight these cupcakes are. 120g caster sugar. The addition of the drizzle makes the cakes beautifully moist and jam-packed full of flavour from the lemon juice in the drizzle. Cool in the baking tin for a few minutes, then remove and place in a huddle on a flat plate. Copyright © 2020 Charlotte's Lively Kitchen, I’ve had a few messages from people recently asking whether my. Easy to follow and make, and so delicious!! You can add poppyseeds into this bake if you want as well, but I just wanted something lemon through and through. so light and moist. 36? You need to use measuring teaspoons rather than one you’d use to make a cup of tea (as it’s easy to add too much with the tea making ones) and also ensure that the teaspoon is level not heaped. Do not use my images without prior permission. The cupcakes without the drizzle will freeze perfectly fine! Soooo lemony, but not over the top. But the cake always loses its shape, it is flatter and wider in the middle and doesn’t look as pretty as a cake baked in a regular tin. If you’d like to add a little decoration I have a couple of ideas that’ll work really well…. Not too sweet! 4) Remove the cake from the oven, but leave it in the tin. Very easy to follow recipe (mine made 10 large cupcakes) and my youngest daughter had just eaten the first one, verdict yum yum, these are so soft and delicious!!! Thinking about making them for a party dish when we can have parties again ha. I also used these cute Lemon Meringue Sprinkles from Iced Jems! Thank you for sharing. Divide the mixture equally between the eight cupcake cases. Find my other Recipes on my Recipes Page! Total hit with the family! 2. Fruits are good for the body. Poke the top if the cake with the cake skewer carefully so that you don’t create a gaping hole, but so that the drizzle has somewhere to go – Mix together the Fruit Juices with the Caster Sugar and pour over the top of the cake. Love your bakes and can’t wait to try this. At least 4 limes and plenty of sugar for the drizzle, 1. A great way to use up any citrus fruits that need some love and feel free to use whatever you have; oranges would be really lovely too. Hiya! Thanks for sharing. Twitter x. It uses a basic sponge recipe which is taken to the next level by the lime and coconut flavour combination. However, please check any labels carefully for allergens you need to avoid as brands can vary and product recipes can change over time. We had leftover limes and, where any sensible individual would have made limeade or segmented them to put in drinks, we decided to make a batch of lime drizzle cupcakes. You will need 3-4 limes, depending on their size. Welcome to my lively kitchen where I share delicious, simple baking recipes, baking tools and calculators, and lots of tips and tricks. (3cm at base) How long would you bake minis for please? Rather than creating a simple lemon sponge I’d thought I’d go one step further and turn them into lemon drizzle cakes. Add the sifted flour, zest and baking powder and beat until it is all blended together. Butter it all over, sprinkle with a little flour and shake the tin to distribute the flour all over the tin. Easy, Sweet and Sour Lemon Drizzle Cupcakes! Hi, I'm Charlotte Oates. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. I’ve put it in the fridge to harden up again. I’m not sure what you mean.. And some butter is naturally yellow – however if you use actual unsalted butter, and whip it for long enough like I do, then it’ll come out lighter. Make sure you take the butter out of the fridge a few hours before baking, so that it will have time to soften. Always turn out brilliant. However, that is not always achievable (at least not where I live). We had 10 limes and thats what we used! Beat on a low speed (either using an electric mixer or by hand) until all of the ingredients are fully combined. Bloglovin’ Shake the loaf tin in order to spread the flour all over. So this is very nutritious. After making the sticky honey lime chicken thighs, I still had plenty left and I wanted to bake a cake anyway. I’m Jane, a food writer, photographer and blogger. I would use 1tsp for the sponges, and 1tsp for the buttercream! Another brilliant recipe! Thanks . Divide the mixture among about 8-10 cupcake spaces and spread it evenly. Nutritional information is not always accurate. Hi Jane, 175ml milk (semi-skimmed or whole) 120ml vegetable oil. This might be a stupid question but can you double up the ingredients to make twice as many? I made these twice. You should definitely bake this wonderful lime loaf cake. Fill the cupcake holders to 2/3 full and bake in the oven for around 20 mins, rotate your tins half way through for an even bake (if you have a temperamental oven, like ours). Would you do the drizzle before or after freezing? Is lime drizzle cake suitable for vegans? Do you know of any dairy-free alternative that I can use instead of unsalted butter for the buttercream icing . Bake for 60-65 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Light and fluffy every time makes 10 cupcakes, Excellent easy to follow recipe. I love lemon anything, but these were on another level. Carol Hi I tried this recipe and flavour was beautiful, but my cup cakes were so crumbly and felt apart? I personally don’t bother with these as they are drizzled so I wanted that to be the focus, but you can! Your instructions and advice are really appreciated. I used the beautiful Baking Cups from Iced Jems! Please refer to my guide to Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen nutritional information if you would like to learn more about how this is calculated. These muffins turned out lovely. The simplest cupcake recipe you'll find with a taste that's a little out the ordinary. What I would say is that the tartness of the drizzle is always dulled down by the sweetness of the cake, so when you try the drizzle, you should not be able to resist the urge to grimace! Leave the cake to cool completely in the tin! Learn how your comment data is processed. It really will be a taste thing so keep the sugar handy, 4. Hello! So I would use something such as stork block for the cake and buttercream – but because it’s softer it won’t take much lemon juice before it goes very sloppy so it’s probably best to use flavouring! Can I use this and if so, how much do I use? Can’t wait to make this for my Mum’s Birthday as a surprise .. Butter and flour the loaf tin as described above. I would recommend coating your raspberries with a little flour before adding the to the cake mixture. Make sure to take the butter out of the fridge a few hours before baking, so that is has time to soften. Set aside. As a matter of fact, I did bake the lime loaf cake for my son’s birthday party and it was gone faster than any other cake on the table. Take off the heat and leave to cool slightly, 6. The cupcakes came out perfect! 2. I wasn’t sure how well this recipe would float considering it has no chocolate in, but every now and again it is appreciated. , You could – but I’d check my Lemon Celebration cake as it’s already there! Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. One question though, I used my food processor to make the butter icing today and the recipe says beat for 3-5 minutes…. ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda I realise that a recipe like this is really so simple, but my god it’s a good bake. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Made these cupcakes & they are my husband’s favourite.