Raspberry, Lemon & White Chocolate Cupcakes

Shopping List

  • A packet of raspberries
  • 2 tsp lemon juice/lemon extract
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 4 large free range eggs
  • 200g white chocolate chips
Preparation Time:- 20 minutes Cooking Time:- 25-30 minutes

Well the weather outside may be frightful, but these light flavours are sure to take your tastebuds back to sunny skies. The tart raspberry, the sharp lemon and the sweet white chocolate compliment each other perfectly in this little cake.


Preheat the oven to 140C.

Cream together the butter and caster sugar.


Add in your eggs.


And your flour.


At this stage add in the lemon juice.


Lastly, add in the white chocolate chips.


Pour all of this mixture into a large piping bag and snip off the end. Piping the mixture in gives you more control and less mess.


Pipe some mixture into the cases about halfway.


Then pop in one or two raspberries into each one.


Top with a bit more mixture.


Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden on top like these.

Lemon Buttercream

  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 300g icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon curd
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  1. Mix together the butter and icing sugar
  2. Add in the lemon curd
  3. Add in the lemon juice
  4. Spoon into a piping bag with a star cupcake decorating nozzle (I use a 1M or 1J)
  5. Top with a raspberry and dust with icing sugar.

They would make a gorgeous addition to any afternoon tea!

Give it a try and let me know how you get on either on Facebook or Twitter and Instagram.

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Happy baking!

Britt xo

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