Tuesday, December 21, 2010
I used this recipe to make half of the cupcakes for Blaze's birthday party. Last night, I used it again, to bake a treat for our moon watching.
2 cups unbleached white flour
1 cup sugar
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs, well beaten
the juice and grated peel from one lemon
preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Mix all the dry ingredients together. In a two cup glass measuring cup, combine the liquid ingredients and beat with a fork until the eggs are well beaten and everything is blended. Add the liquids to the flour mixture and stir until smooth. Fill greased muffin cups 3/4 full and bake 30 minutes.
Cool before frosting.
1/2 cup ( one stick) butter, softened
the juice and grated peel of one lemon
1 tablespoon milk
3 1/2 cups of powdered sugar ( add a little more it needed, it really depends on how much juice the lemon yields)
Beat everything together with an electric mixer, until it becomes a smooth, fluffy frosting.