Easy Lemon Cupcakes with Cake Mix


– Sprite – Lemon Cake Mix – Cream Cheese – Butter – Powdered Icing    Sugar – Milk – Lemon Extract – Lemon Zest –Yellow Sugar    Crystals

STEP 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

STEP 2: Line a cupcake or muffin pan with cupcake liners. Set aside.

STEP 3: In a large bowl, beat together the lemon cake mix and Sprite for 2 minutes.

STEP 4: Scoop batter in the prepare cupcake liner and bake for 25-30 minutes. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

STEP 5: In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese, butter, and powdered icing sugar.

STEP 6: Add the lemon extract and lemon zest, beat to incorporate. Then add milk as needed. Beat until fluffy.

STEP 7: Scoop the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a large star tip.

STEP 8: Swirl the frosting onto the cupcakes to form a rose pattern. Sprinkle a touch of yellow sugar crystals in a crescent shape on one edge of the cupcake.

STEP 9: Serve and enjoy!