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
629
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
24g
34%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Carbohydrate, by difference
94g
72%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
8mg
1%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
13g
52%
Folate, total
127µg
32%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
17mg
5%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Phosphorus, P
87mg
12%
Selenium, Se
22µg
40%
Sodium, Na
61mg
4%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
7g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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.