Lemon Curd Cupcakes

It’s all about ‘lemon’ in HoniesKitchen lately – maybe not! But, it seems to be.

After using Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Lemon curd and Limoncello in my recently made pots of Lemon Fool – nobody was fooling me – that tasted tangyummylicious …. I came across some of Mrs Darlington’s Legendary Lemon Curd, while at Silvesters Farm in Euxton, Chorley today and …. a neat little recipe for Lemon Curd Cupcakes to boot.

What a coincidence! I just ‘have’ to make some, yes!

Cupcake ingredients:

  • 350g self raising flour
  • 140g caster sugar
  • 2 lemons (zested & juiced)
  • 2 eggs (free range) beaten
  • 150ml soured cream
  • 150g Lemon Curd (always choose a good one)
  • 100g butter

Cream Topping ingredients:

  • 150ml double cream
  • 3 tbls Lemon curd
  • Lemon zest (for decoration)


  1. Heat the oven to 180 C fan/200 C / Gas 6
  2. Stir the beaten eggs with the soured cream and lemon curd.
  3. Blend the flour, sugar, lemon juice & zest, egg mixture and butter together.
  4. Spoon into 12 muffin cases
  5. Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins until golden and risen
  6. Remove from the oven, leave in tray for 5 mins and then transfer cases onto a wire rack – allow to cool.

For the topping:

  1. Mix the lemon curd and cream together and whip until thick and creamy (about 5 mins)
  2. Spoon the mixture onto the tops of the cakes and decorate with lemon zest on each

This is a quick & easy to prepare recipe and takes little time to cook. Have a go and let me know what you think.

Get the kids involved – they can:

  • Help with the measuring – good basic maths
  • Crack the eggs – sometimes messy, but with practice builds confidence in the kitchen and it’s fun
  • Stir the ingredients – see how it changes colour consistency
  • Spoon the mixture into the cases – good fine and gross motor skills as well as great co-ordination and guessing the right amount

It’s more fun when the kids join in and they learn good lifeskills – great way to get them to eat what they bake as well as quality time.


About HonieMummy (HonieBuk)

Vegan Mama. Organic Gardener. Guider. Admin for Veganuary and run my own Plant Based /Dairy Free page. Mum to 3, Wife to 1. Allotment holder and growing from home. Currently trying 'Back to Eden' method and studying a Diploma in Organic Gardening. Guide Leader and all round Super Woman (well trying to be) 😁🌱
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2 Responses to Lemon Curd Cupcakes

  1. Rob-Bee says:

    Absolutely delicious!!

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