Lime Cupcakes!!!

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All purpose flour – 1 1/2 cups (195 grams)

Granulated white sugar – 1 cup (200 grams)

Baking powder – 1 1/2 tsp

Salted butter – 1/2 cup (113 grams) at room temperature

Eggs – 2 large

Pure vanilla extract – 1 1/2 tsp

Fresh lime juice – 2 tbsp

Lime zest – 2 tsp

Sour cream / plain yogurt – 1/2 cup (120 ml) room temperature


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line 30 cupcake pan cups with paper liners.

  • Sift the flour and baking powder together in a bowl.

  • In another bowl, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

  • Now add the eggs and beat until incorporated.

  • Mix the vanilla extract, lime juice, lime zest, yogurt and beat for 2 minutes.

  • Now add the flour mixer (dry ingredients) to the egg mixer (in 3 addition) and gently fold by using spatula or wire whisk.

  • Beat until just combined; do not over mix.

  • Now pour ¾ of the batter on prepared cupcake liners.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 17 – 20 minutes.

  • Now transfer to a wire rack and let completely cool in the pan.

  • Serve and enjoy it!!!

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