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BAKING – Earl Grey and Lemon Cupcakes

January 12, 2019

It’s been a while since I last shared a recipe on here, so I thought it was high time I shared a delicious recipes with you. These lovely cupcakes include two of my favourite flavours – Earl Grey tea and lemon. I had so much fun creating them and I hope you enjoy them too.

BAKING - Earl Grey and Lemon Cupcake Recipe | Vintage Frills

Earl Grey and Lemon Cupcake Recipe:

You will need

170g self raising flour

170g caster sugar

170g butter

3 eggs

Zest of 1 lemon

1 tbsp strongly brewed Earl Grey tea

BAKING - Earl Grey and Lemon Cupcake Recipe | Vintage Frills

For the frosting

100g butter

250g icing sugar

Zest of 1 lemon

2 tbsp strongly brewed Earl Grey tea

Black gel food colouring

Sugar flowers to decorate

How to Make

  1. Brew some very strong Earl Grey Tea and leave to steep for 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 180ยบc. Line a muffin tin with 12 cupcake cases.
  3. Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl.
  4. Beat the ingredients together until fully combined.
  5. Spoon into cake cases and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Cool cakes on a wire rack.
  7. Beat all the frosting ingredients together add a little black food colouring to give the frostingย a light grey colour. Put into a piping bag.
  8. Pipe onto the cooled cupcakes and add sugar flowers or a sprinkle of loose leaf Earl Grey tea.

BAKING - Earl Grey and Lemon Cupcake Recipe | Vintage FrillsIf you make Earl Grey and lemon cupcakes these be sure to let me know what you think. I always love to see pictures of your bakes. Find more recipes in the baking section of the blog.


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