MSC Cupcake Club: Lemon MeringuePosted by in Food | Martha Stewart Cupcake Club
The MSC Cupcake Club pick for this month is Lemon Meringue Cupcakes from Martha Stewart’s Cupcake book. I must confess I cheated on this one. I made a cake instead of cupcakes, but it was exactly the same components – cake batter, lemon curd, and 7 minute frosting. I had people for dinner and really wanted to serve a cake, not cupcakes.
I thought the lemon curd was easier to make than I expected. I made the cake and curd the day before and assembled them and covered it then made the frosting the next day. As you can see, the curd turned slightly brown overnight. The frosting actually worked for me this time (a first!) and it was really, really good. I added some lemon extract to it to pump up the lemon flavor and the frosting was to die for! I thought the cake was pretty good. It was pretty and everyone enjoyed it.
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This looks so delicious! I appreciate your tip on the lemon curd and the frosting too. Yummy yummy.
You know, I was tempted to make this as a layer cake, as well! Glad to hear your cake was tasty, too. It sure does look pretty, I’ll bet it was a hit with your dinner guests!
The cake looks delicious. This would be a very tasty and refreshing cake. Yummy.
Very creative! Wish I had thought of it! Looks delicious. I thought the lemon curd was easier than I expected, too
The cake looks delicious!
I did the same thing two weeks ago for a birthday. And then made them again. too good to pass up.
Cake is lovely.
Hmmm! I think this looks better as a cake, actually. I’m thinking i’ll make this for the school fayre next week. 😉
Great idea to make a cake, it looks delicious!
Very pretty cake! Good to know this one converts to a cake easily since most of us went the cupcake route. I liked this one a lot too, especially the lemon curd.