And live on (and most exciting!), nosotros establish out this calendar week that my hubby Geoff got into nursing school! It’s been a long route to larn here, but it’s pretty amazing to know that the terminate is inwards sight as well as nosotros entirely convey 15 to a greater extent than months of schoolhouse ahead of us. It’s a real competitive as well as top-quality program, as well as I’m hence excited for him!
Let’s celebrate alongside to a greater extent than or less perfectly delicious cupcakes, shall we? Blueberries are Geoff’s favorite, as well as the blueberry-lemon combination inwards these cupcakes is outstanding. The cake is moist as well as fragile as well as total of juicy blueberries, as well as the frosting is creamy as well as sweetness alongside a piddling tartness from the lemon zest. I intend these are also likely the most gorgeous cupcakes I’ve always made. I can’t halt staring at these pictures as well as wanting to a greater extent than cupcakes!
3/4 loving cup plus 2 tablespoons flour, divided
3/4 loving cup cake flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 loving cup butter, room temperature
3/4 loving cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
zest of i lemon
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 large eggs, room temperature
1/2 loving cup plus 2 tablespoons milk, room temperature
1 loving cup fresh blueberries
8 ounces cream cheese
v tablespoons butter, room temperature
3 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
zest of i lemon
additional blueberries, for garnish
- Preheat oven to 350 as well as describe cupcake pans alongside newspaper liners (I got sixteen cupcakes from this recipe).
- In a pocket-size bowl whisk together the 3/4 loving cup flour, cake flour, baking powder, as well as salt, as well as laid aside.
- In a large bowl or the bowl of a stand upwardly mixer trounce together the butter as well as carbohydrate until lite as well as fluffy.
- Add the lemon zest, vanilla, as well as lemon juice, as well as trounce until combined.
- Add the eggs i at a time, mixing good afterwards each addition.
- Add the flour mixture inwards ii batches, alternating alongside the milk.
- In a pocket-size bowl toss the blueberries alongside the 2 tablespoons flour to coat.
- Gently flexure the blueberries into the cake batter, beingness careful non to crunch them.
- Scoop the batter into the prepared cups, filling 2/3 full.
- Bake 20-22 minutes, or until the tops jump dorsum when touched.
- Let cool 5-10 minutes inwards the pan as well as then transfer to a cooling rack as well as allow cool completely.
- To brand the frosting, trounce the cream cheese as well as butter together inwards a large bowl or the bowl of a stand upwardly mixer until lite as well as fluffy.
- Add the lemon juice as well as lemon zest, as well as trounce until combined.
- Slowly add together the confectioners’ carbohydrate as well as mix until combined, as well as then trounce for an extra infinitesimal or ii until lite as well as fluffy. Pipe onto cooled cupcakes as well as transcend alongside fresh blueberries for garnish.