Glazed Lemon And Ginger Cupcakes

Lemon and ginger together is a great combination  in baking so why not try these  cupcakes .. the ginger in the cake with that lemon glaze is so good

 

Amazing cupcakes to make and serve for any tea party treat .. happy baking

 

Glazed Lemon And Ginger Cupcakes

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Ingredients 

Cupcakes 

110g /4oz / 2/3 cup self raising flour, sifted

110g /4oz /1/2 cup caster sugar (superfine) sugar

110g /4oz / 1/2 cup butter, softened

2 large eggs

1 lemon zest finely grated

1tsp ground ginger

To Decorate

200g / 7oz /2 cups icing ( confectioner’s ) sugar

1 – 2 tsp lemon juice

12 strawberries, hulled

multi coloured sprinkles

 

  • Prepare the oven to 190°C ( 170 °C fan ) 375F/ gas 5 and then line a 12 hole cupcake tin with paper cases
  • Combine the flour, sugar, butter, eggs, lemon zest and ground ginger in a bowl and whisk together for about 2 minutes or until the mixture is smooth
  • Divide the mixture evenly between the cake cases and then transfer to the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes
  • Test them with a wooden toothpick , if it comes out clean then the cakes are cooked and are ready to come out of the oven
  • Transfer the cupcakes onto a wire cooling rack to cool down
  • Meanwhile sieve the icing sugar into a bowl and add just enough lemon juice to make a thick spreadable icing
  • check that your cupcakes are cooled down and then spoon on the icing onto the cupcakes
  • finish of your cupcakes by decorating them with the sprinkles

 

Photo source Vegan Feast Catering

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