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Isabella's lemon meringue cupcake

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6 servings
15 min
17 min
Very Easy
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Isabella's Lemon Meringue Cupcake
 

Ingredients

Number of serving: 6
250 ml /1 cup pure cream

220 g /1 cup caster sugar

2 eggs, lightly beaten

225 g/ 1 1/2 cups self raising flour

Finely grated rind of 1 lemon

Lemon curd

125 ml/ 1/2 cup lemon juice

100 g butter

110 g/ 1/2 cup caster sugar

1 egg

3 egg yolks

Meringue

3 egg whites

110 g/ 1/2 cup caster sugar

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 180'C. Place 12 patty cake liners in a 12 hole 1/2-cup capacity muffin pan.
  • Place cream, sugar and eggs in a large mixing bowl and whisk until smooth. Gradually add flour and zest and continue whisking until mixture is thick and smooth.
  • Divide mixture between prepared liners and bake for 15-20 minutes or until cakes spring back to touch. Cool in muffin pan.
  • For lemon curd, heat lemon juice and butter in a small saucepan and simmer until butter has melted. Add sugar, egg and yolks and cook, whisking continuously until mixture becomes thick and glossy. Pour into a shallow oven tray to cool.
  • For meringue, beat egg whites in an electric mixer until firm peaks form, gradually add sugar, a tablespoon at a time, beating until sugar has dissolved between each addition. Spoon meringue mixture into a piping bag.
  • To serve, preheat grill to medium-high. Cut a small hole in the top of each cupcake and fill with 1-2 teaspoons of lemon curd.
  • Pipe a swirl of meringue mixture on the top of each cupcake and place under heated grill for 60-90 seconds or until golden.
  • Arrange on a serving plate with spoonfuls of lemon curd if desired.



Comments:

07/11/2012

Tres tres bien!

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24/06/2012

Isebela you did a exelant sweet dish

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