Citrus Surprise Cupcakes.

18 Apr

I had a go at making LJEBurms’ fabulous Citrus Surprise cupcakes this week, to rave reviews in my office. Naturally, I took all the credit, but for those of you out there in blogland, I thought I would pass on the fantastic recipe and direct you to a great blog. Pictures of my attempts are below!



Can I call myself a domestic goddess after knocking up some vanilla cupcakes without an outing to the shops?…If so, I promise to wear the title with pride after throwing together these bad-boys on a whim:

After investing the time in making a couple of Key Lime Pies earlier in the week I had some left over home-made lime and lemon curd, which I have been indulging in at every opportunity – breakfast, lunch and tea!  In a moment of adventure I decided to put a curd surprise in vanilla cupcakes to spread the zesty-love. The zesty-love was well received and the whole batch (delivered to 5 mouths around Manchester) failed to last more than 24 hours!

1. I used a Hummingbird recipe and for once followed it to the letter (well, almost).

2. Once cooked and fully cooled I cut a well into each cupcake and added a generous teaspoon of curd before replacing the removed sponge (as you can see…

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4 Responses to “Citrus Surprise Cupcakes.”

  1. ljeburms 04/21/2013 at 18:24 #

    Woo! I’m so glad the recipe went to plan…and they did taste lovely, love your twist of swapping out curd for jam : ) x


  2. gonerustic 05/16/2013 at 21:09 #

    Your cupcakes look beautiful – checking the recipe out now! =D


    • gonerustic 05/16/2013 at 21:12 #

      Oops – I realize it was on this post already, just hidden because I got the shortened version! Love the idea of the citrus burst of flavour as a surprise …


  3. carlymau 05/16/2013 at 21:42 #

    This has pretty much become the only baking recipe that I can do that works every time…always delicious!


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