Friday, February 11, 2011

Lemon Drop Cupcakes

1 box lemon cake mix
zest of 3 lemons
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon extract
1 stick softened butter
1 8 oz block of cream cheese, softened
5 c powdered sugar
24 lemon drop candies (Brach's)

Make cake mix according to directions, adding the lemon zest to ingredients before mixing. Pour into 24 lined cupcake tins and bake 18 minutes. Cool completely.

In a mixing bowl, whip butter, cream cheese, and extracts until smooth. Add 3 cups of the sugar and continue to whip until smooth. Add remaining sugar 1 cup at a time.

Put frosting in a pastry bag and pipe onto cupcakes. Top each with yellow sugar or yellow edible glitter and a lemon drop candy.

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