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Luscious Lemon-filled Cupcakes

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Servings: 1
Categories: Cakes / Cupcakes / Desserts

1 3/4  cups  Whole wheat pastry flour
1  tablespoon  Baking powder
1/4  teaspoon  Ground nutmeg
1/4  cup  Butter, softened, PLUS
2  tablespoons  Butter, softened
1/2  cup  Honey, warmed
8    Egg yolks, lightly beaten
1  tablespoon  Lemon juice
1/2  cup  Milk

---Lemon Filling----
2  tablespoons  Cornstarch, dissolved in 1
    cold water
1/2  cup  Honey
2    Egg yolks, lightly beaten
1/4  cup  Lemon juice
1  teaspoon  Butter

Makes 1 to 1-1/2 dozen *DIRECTIONS* Preheat oven to 325F. Butter muffin tins or line with paper cups. Sift flour with baking powder and nutmeg. In a large bowl beat together butter and honey for 3 minutes. Add egg yolks and continue to beat until fluffy. Mix in lemon juice. Add flour mixture and milk alternately, beating well after each addition. Using 1/2 of the batter, fill tins 1/3 full. Add 1 teaspoon lemon filling to each cupcake, top with remaining batter, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Makes 1 to 1-1/2 dozen cupcakes. Lemon Filling: Place dissolved cornstarch and honey in a medium-size saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add a little hot mixture to egg yolks. Add egg yolks to saucepan and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add lemon juice and butter. Stir until butter melts. Cool before using. Yields about 1-1/2 cups. Shared by: June Hoffman 4/93

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