Olive Oil Cupcakes with Lemon Butter Cream

Olive Oil Cupcakes with Lemon Butter Cream
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Olive Oil Cupcakes with Lemon Butter Cream
6
Servings
851
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

Cupcake

  • 1 1 can of PAM Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1.5 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 Cups sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs
  • .25 Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • .75 Cup whole milk
  • .5 Cup mascarpone cheese

Butter Cream

  • 2 sticks of softened unsalted butter
  • 1 Cup powdered sugar
  • .5 zest and juice of .5 lemon

Directions

Cupcake

1. Preheat the oven to 350°. 2. For the cupcakes: In a large bowl mix the dry ingredients, create a well and then set it aside. 3. In a separate large bowl whisk together all of the wet ingredients until completely combined and then pour it into the center of the dry ingredients well and whisk together until just combined. 4. Spray a 12 count cupcake tray with PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray and divide the batter evenly. 5. Bake in the oven at 350° for 30 minutes or until the tops are browned and firm. Set aside to cool. 6. For the Butter Cream: Whip the butter in a standing mixer with the paddle attachment on high speed until light and fluffy. 7. Add in the powdered sugar and lemon on low speed until combined and then whip it on high speed for 2 to 3 more minutes. 8. Once the cupcakes are cool, frost the cakes with the butter cream and serve.

Butter Cream

6. For the Butter Cream: Whip the butter in a standing mixer with the paddle attachment on high speed until light and fluffy. 7. Add in the powdered sugar and lemon on low speed until combined and then whip it on high speed for 2 to 3 more minutes. 8. Once the cupcakes are cool, frost the cakes with the butter cream and serve.

Olive Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Olive Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
49g
76%
Sugar
72g
N/A
Saturated Fat
26g
100%
Cholesterol
185mg
62%
Protein
8g
17%
Carbs
97g
32%
Vitamin A
376µg
42%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
7.3%
Vitamin C
3mg
4%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
3mg
13%
Vitamin K
9µg
11%
Calcium
81mg
8%
Fiber
1g
3.9%
Folate (food)
24µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
106µg
27%
Folic acid
48µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
11%
Magnesium
15mg
4%
Monounsaturated
17g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
10%
Phosphorus
132mg
19%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
147mg
4%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
20.9%
Sodium
538mg
22%
Sugars, added
69g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
18.4%
Trans
1g
N/A
Zinc
0.7mg
5%