Lemon Beehive Cupcakes

Last Updated on February 11, 2021

These Lemon Beehive Cupcakes are as delicious as they are stunning. A perfect additon to any party - they make a yummy treat for baby showers, themed birthdays, picnics and more!

 

These Lemon Beehive Cupcakes are as delicious as they are stunning. A perfect additon to any party – they make a yummy treat for baby showers, themed birthdays, picnics and more!

 

These Lemon Beehive Cupcakes are as delicious as they are stunning. A perfect additon to any party - they make a yummy treat for baby showers, themed birthdays, picnics and more!

 

Lemon Beehive Cupcakes

Makes 20-22 | Prep/Decorate: 40 minutes | Bake: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
2 ¼ cup sifted all purpose flour (sift 3 times for best results)
1 ½ cup sugar
3 ½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
½ cup butter, room temp
1 tsp lemon extract
4 egg whites
1 cup milk
candy decorations

Lemon Buttercream Ingredients:
3 ¾ cup confectioner sugar
1/3 cup butter, room temp
1 tsp lemon extract
1 tbsp lemon zest (or combine lemon and lime zest)
3-4 tbsp heavy cream
yellow food color

 

 

Instructions:

 

 

Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

 

 

Add butter, lemon extract, and milk to flour mixture. Beat to combine.

 

 

Add egg whites to mixture and beat 2 minutes.

 

 

Scoop into cupcake paper cups to ¾ full.

 

 

Bake 350° for 20-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Allow to cool completely before decorating.

 

 

Blend all ingredients for buttercream frosting. Add yellow food color to desired tint.

Pipe frosting with desired decorating tip.

 

 

To create a beehive, first pipe a large dollop of frosting in the center of the cupcake, allowing it to create a little tower.

Pipe around the tower in a circular fashion until reaching the top.

 

These Lemon Beehive Cupcakes are as delicious as they are stunning. A perfect additon to any party - they make a yummy treat for baby showers, themed birthdays, picnics and more!

 

*I used Wilton Bumblebee Candy decorations for these cupcakes.

 

These Lemon Beehive Cupcakes are as delicious as they are stunning. A perfect additon to any party - they make a yummy treat for baby showers, themed birthdays, picnics and more!

Lemon Beehive Cupcakes
Yield: 12 cupcakes

Lemon Beehive Cupcakes

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

These Lemon Beehive Cupcakes are as delicious as they are stunning. A perfect additon to any party - they make a yummy treat for baby showers, themed birthdays, picnics and more!

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cup sifted all purpose flour, sift 3 times for best results
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 3 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter, room temp
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup milk
  • candy decorations

Lemon Buttercream Ingredients:

  • 3 ¾ cup confectioner sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, room temp
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest, or combine lemon and lime zest
  • 3-4 tbsp heavy cream
  • yellow food color

Instructions

  1. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. Add butter, lemon extract, and milk to flour mixture. Beat to combine.
  3. Add egg whites to mixture and beat 2 minutes.
  4. Scoop into cupcake paper cups to ¾ full.
  5. Bake 350° for 20-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool completely before decorating.
  7. Blend all ingredients for buttercream frosting. Add yellow food color to desired tint.
  8. Pipe frosting with desired decorating tip.
  9. To create a beehive, first pipe a large dollop of frosting in the center of the cupcake, allowing it to create a little tower.
  10. Pipe around the tower in a circular fashion until reaching the top.
  11. *Candy decorations can be found at your local grocerystore, online, or local candy store.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

These Lemon Beehive Cupcakes are as delicious as they are stunning. A perfect additon to any party - they make a yummy treat for baby showers, themed birthdays, picnics and more!

 

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