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Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Cupcakes

Our Family Olive Oil Cupcake recipe. Locally world famous!
Time: 45 min.
Serves: 18
Difficulty: Easy

What You’ll Need:

3 eggs

1 cup Meyer Lemon Olive Oil

1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

1 ¼ cups milk

2 cups sugar

1 teaspoon salt

2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda


Lemon Frosting:

½ cup butter (room temperature)

4 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup heavy cream

optional: a few drops of yellow food coloring


The Method:

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Whisk together the eggs, Meyer Lemon Olive Oil, lemon juice, and milk. In a separate bowl combine the sugar, salt, flour, baking powder, and baking soda with a whisk. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until smooth. Pour into cupcake cups and bake 25 to 30 minutes. Cupcakes are done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Beat the frosting ingredients together in a mixer until smooth and creamy and spread on the cooled cupcakes.