Magdalenas – Spanish Cupcakes

Lemon Zest, Butter Cupcakes
Lemon Zest, Butter Cupcakes
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Ingredients

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4 Eggs
1 cup Granulated sugar divided
1 stick Butter ½ cup
2 Lemon small, for zest and juice
1 tbsp Milk
1⅔ cup All-purpose flour
1 tbsp Baking powder

Nutritional information

203
Calories
6.4g
Fat
32.8g
Carbohydrates
4.2g
Protein
50mg
Cholesterol
52mg
Sodium
Ingredients

Magdalenas – Spanish Cupcakes

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Magdalenas: Spanish Cupcakes and just as the literal title says, is a Spanish cupcake and are specifically eaten in Spain for breakfast. This recipe is light and fluffy yet rich, moist and moorish. Every baker will have their own unique flavor and I love the simplicity of the lemon zest.

You can have 14 of these quick and easy yummy Magdalenas out and ready to serve in just 40 minutes!

To make Magdalenas: Spanish Cupcakes, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Magdalenas – Spanish Cupcakes

So, how to make Magdalenas: Spanish Cupcakes?

Steps to make Magdalenas – Spanish Cupcakes

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Preheat oven and prepare cupcake holders

Preheat oven to 375 °F and line 14 cups in two standard-size muffin tins, with cupcake holders, or thoroughly greasing with butter and dusting with flour.

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Melt butter

In a skillet over low heat, melt the butter and remove just before it is entirely melted. The excess heat can melt the remaining butter. Set aside to cool.

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Combine eggs and sugar

In a bowl, beat ¾ cup sugar with the eggs until all the sugar is dissolved and mixture is light.

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Add melted butter

Add melted butter and continue mixing constantly.

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Add lemon zest and milk

Add lemon zest and milk and stir to combine.

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Combine dry ingredients

In a separate bowl, sift and then whisk flour and baking powder to combine.

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Add wet ingredients

Gradually add wet ingredients to the bowl of dry ingredients, folding everything together in batches. Mix until just combined. Do not overmix.

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Fill cupcake holders

With a measuring cup or spoon, pour batter into each prepared cup until halfway full.

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Garnish with sugar

Sprinkle the remaining ¼ sugar over the cupcakes so that each cupcake has a few sprinkles.

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Bake

Bake in preheated oven for 18-20 minutes until magdalenas are golden and a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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Serve

Cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes before removing to cool completely. Dip the cupcakes into some lemon juice before serving.

These Magdalenas: Spanish Cupcakes are not just the tastiest cupcakes but their simple recipe and choice of ingredients make this a great recipe to use when baking with the kids. Get your whole family involved in this culture favorite and tag #cookmerecipes online and share your pictures and creations with us!

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