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Lemon Cupcake with Blackberry Buttercream

agosto 16, 2022

This classic lemon cupcake is a well known party dessert with frosted blackberry buttercream, the people at a party will love this one!

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cook: 20 mins

Additional: 30 mins

Servings: 24


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup low-fat milk
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ cup seedless blackberry jam


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2.
Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.

Step 3.
Cream sugar and 1/2 cup butter in the bowl of a stand mixer until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, and mix 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract into a mixture with the second egg.

Step 4.
Beat in flour and baking powder until thoroughly combined; beat in milk, lemon juice, and lemon zest to make a smooth batter.

Step 5.
Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups.

Step 6.
Bake in the preheated oven until cupcake edges are slightly golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool cupcakes completely.

Step 7.
Beat 1 cup butter with 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and salt until smooth and creamy. Beat in confectioners’ sugar, 1 cup at a time, to make a creamy frosting. Beat in blackberry jam. Spread frosting on cooled cupcakes.