Perfecto Limoncello Cupcakes - (Free Recipe below)


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Limoncello Cupcakes



2 cups self raising flour pinch of salt 3 eggs 1½ cups caster sugar ½ cup oil 1 cup boiling water 1 tbsp limoncello juice and zest of 1 lemon

Meringue Frosting

200gr caster sugar 4 egg whites 1 tbsp Limoncello zest of a lemon

Switch the oven to 180C. Place cupcake holders into the baking tray. Combine water oil and lemon juice and set aside. In a big bowl beat the eggs and caster sugar until it is pale in color and thick. Add the flour, salt  and water/oil mixture. Mix gently, try not to over mix. Spoon into the cupcake holders and bale for 12-15min. Cool before you pipe on the frosting. Makes 24 cupcakes.

The meringue frosting recipe, I got from Caro over at Wide-eyed and busy tailed. It could not have been any easier, seriously!!

You need an electric beater or a whisk and strong arms. A metal mixing bowl and a pot with simmering water. Poor the egg whites and sugar into the metal bowl and place over the simmering water. Make sure the bowl does not touch the water. Beat the egg whites and sugar until it is fluffy and white.and can keep its shape. Add the limoncello and mix. Pipe onto the cupcakes immediately. Sprinkle some lemon zest over the cupcakes and enjoy!