Lemon Meringue Cupcake

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 20, 2014
May 202014
 

I needed to calm my lemon craving, and was also making some cupcakes for our teacher appreciation luncheon… and wanted to try something different. Something I hadn’t quite done before…

So I made some Lemon Cream Cupcakes (from 101 Gourmet Cupcakes) and filled them with a store bought lemon curd.

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It took about 2 tbsp. to fill each cupcake to my liking. Meaning, I wanted lemon curd to be in every single bite.

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Then I topped each lemon cupcake with this easy Meringue frosting:

4 egg whites

1 cup sugar

Heat in a double boiler over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, constantly stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Then whip on high into submission- or stiff peaks form about 2-3 minutes. You could toast this frosting too if desired. (Broiled for 1-2 minutes, watch closely)

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Yum.

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Happy Baking!

 

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