Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Burger
Show: Cupcake Wars
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
30 cupcakes
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Lemon Cupcakes:
Blueberry Compote Filling:

Directions

For the cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Fill the cupcake pan with paper liners.

Beat the granulated sugar and butter until light and fluffy in a standing mixer. Beat in the eggs. Add the lemon zest and juice and beat until combined.

Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl. Alternately add the buttermilk and flour mixture to the standing mixer, beating well between each addition.

Fill the cupcake liners two-thirds full. Bake the cupcakes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean, 18 to 22 minutes. Refrigerate the cupcakes until they are completely cooled.

For the filling: Cook 1/3 cup water, 1 cup of the blueberries and granulated sugar over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Once the blueberries begin to burst, add the remaining 1 cup blueberries and cook on medium heat, 8 to 10 minutes. The filling is done when it coats the back of a metal spoon.

For the frosting: Beat the butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy in a standing mixer. Add the powdered sugar, vanilla and salt. Beat until light and fluffy.

Core the cupcakes using an apple corer. Fill each cupcake core with the blueberry compote filling and top with the cream cheese frosting.

This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Lemon Curd

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Vanilla Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Kyle's Lemon Pound Cake With Reba's Royal Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lemon Cake

Recipe courtesy of Chamisa Weinmeister

Lemon and Oregano Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Magnolia's Vanilla Cupcake

Recipe courtesy of Allysa Torey

Lizzie's Strawberry Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Cannoli Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Michele Kenno

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking