LEMON CUPCAKES WITH LAVENDER BUTTERCREAM


Ingredients

Lavender Extract Lemon Cupcakes
  • Duncan Hines Lemon Cake Mix
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
Lavender Buttercream
  • ½ cup salted butter (softened)
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • ½ tsp Mexican Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tbsp Lavender Extract
  • Violet icing
  • OBTC LAVENDER FLOWERS

Directions

Lavender Extract

  1. Add  ½ cup Lavender Flowers to Mason Jar.
  2. Add 1 pint of Vodka.
  3. Leave it in the cabinet for 2-6 weeks.
  4. Strain and keep for as long as needed.

Lemon Cupcakes

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Follow directions on the Duncan Hines Package to make the cupcakes.
  3. While mixing the wet ingredients, add in ⅓ cup of mayonnaise.
  4. Bake in the oven for 14-15 minutes.
  5. Let cupcakes cool before frosting.

Lavender Buttercream

  1. Cream butter and shortening together.
  2. Add half of the powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
  3. Add violet icing until you have reached your perfect shade of purple.
  4. Add the milk, Mexican Vanilla Extract, and Lavender Extract.
  5. Add the remaining powdered sugar and mix until smooth. You can add more lavender extract or milk if needed.


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