Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

Lemon Tree at the Conservatory

We celebrated the first day of Spring with these Pink Lemonade Cupcakes.  They have a lovely, light lemon flavoring.  Thanks to Alyssa Brown for this yummy recipe.

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
6 Tbsp Butter
1 Tbsp Lemon Zest
3 Tbsp Thawed Pink Lemonade Concentrate
2 tsp. Vanilla
1 Drop Red Food Coloring
2 Large Eggs
2 Large Egg Whites, Whipped
2 Cups Flour
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 1/4 Cup Buttermilk mixed with 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda

Combine all ingredients for 5 minutes, fold in whipped egg whites at the end.
Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Makes 24 cupcakes.

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

Frosting
2 Tbsp Butter
2 tsp. Lemon Zest
2 tsp. Thawed Pink Lemonade Concentrate
1/2 tsp. Vanilla
4 Drops Red Food Coloring
8 oz. Soft Cream Cheese
3 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar

Beat until smooth.

Enjoy!

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