• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    You are going to love this simple, from scratch, Gluten-Free Lemon Cupcake. This bakery-style cupcake is tender and has the perfect amount of lemon.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup oil
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 tablespoon gluten-free vanilla extract
    • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from 1 medium lemon, not lemon juice from a bottle)
    • 1 tablespoon lemon zest (from the same lemon)
    • 1/2 cup milk (or dairy-free milk)
    • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), room temperature (or dairy-free butter)
    • 4 cups powdered sugar
    • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice (or 1 teaspoon lemon extract)
    • 3-4 tablespoons milk (or dairy-free milk), as needed

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 5090 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 212 g 325.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 78 g 390.5%
    • Trans Fat: 4 g %
    • Cholesterol: 413 mg 137.62%
    • Sodium: 1477 mg 61.54%
    • Calcium: 251 mg 25.06%
    • Potassium: 302 mg 8.64%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.78%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 831 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.04%
    • Sugar: 662 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 8 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 64.23%
    • Vitamin C 13.85%
    • Vitamin D 23.86%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat42
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs47
    • Exchange - Starch8
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total9 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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