Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Tasty Tuesday: Lemon-Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Found this recipe in an email from Kraft Foods.

Lemon-Cream Cheese Cupcakes

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Total Time: 1 hr 34 min
Prep: 10 min
Servings: 24 servings


What You Need:
-1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
-1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Instant Pudding
-1 cup water
-4 egg whites
-2 Tbsp. oil
-1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
-1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
-2 Tbsp. lemon juice
-1 pkg. (16 oz.) powdered sugar


Make It:


-HEAT oven to 350ºF.

-BEAT first 5 ingredients in large bowl with mixer on low speed until moistened. (Batter will be thick.) Beat on medium speed 2 min. Spoon into 24 paper-lined muffin cups.

-BAKE 21 to 24 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.

-BEAT cream cheese, butter and juice with mixer until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating on low speed after each addition until well blended. Spread onto cupcakes.


Kraft Kitchens Tips
:
Substitute
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.

Special Extra
Blend 1 tsp. lemon zest into frosting before spreading onto cupcakes.


ENJOY!!


12 comments:

  1. Sounds yummy! I may have to try these. Love your blog and sounds like you guys had a blast at Creative Estates!

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  2. Those sound soooo good. I've got coffee to go with them!

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  3. Why yes, I DO love lemon cupcakes!!

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  4. I have some lemon pudding in my pantry that I was wondering what in the world to do with. These will be perfect. I love Kraft foods - simple recipes and oh so good. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Yummy! So good. Looks really delicious. :) Thanks for sharing.

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  6. oh these look so yummy! Dave loves lemon anything so I will have to try these out:)
    gina

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  7. What a CUTE and HAPPY blog you have!
    Popped over from Gina's blog!
    Love reading about your FUN time at Creative Estates!
    xo

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  8. hiya , that receipe sounds yummy ,just as yummy as the blog name , the answer is chocolate which is where i came her from , i am your newest follower , hope you will stop by mine too x
    xmaggiex

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  9. These look and sound wonderful. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. How good do these look! I love baking jello and pudding flavors into cakes. Delicious!

    I'm your newest follower. I'd love for you to stop by my blog sometime and become a follower, as well! I host a new linky party each week called So Sweet Sundays, and this recipe would be perfect to share with everyone! :)

    morrowsunshine.blogspot.com

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  11. tempting...they look like they would be SO tasty yummy delicious!

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  12. I gave these cupcakes a go yesterday. I thought I had some lemon pudding on hand but didn't so I ended up using a lemon cake mix and vanilla pudding. The frosting with the lemon juice added a great lemon flavor too. Thanks for sharing.

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