Ginger Zucchini Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting

Makes 1 dozen cupcakes
Ingredients
1½ cup all purpose flour
½ cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon all spice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons orange zest
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 medium zucchinis, grated (peels left on)
¾ cup olive oil
¾ cup honey
2 eggs, beaten
For the frosting
1 cup (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
2 [...]

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Meyer Lemon Cupcakes with Herbal Icing

Makes 18 cupcakes
Ingredients
3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon meyer lemon zest
3 sticks butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1¼ cups buttermilk
¼ cup meyer lemon juice
4 eggs
Herbal Icing
Directions
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 2 piece muffin tins. In a large mixing bowl sift together the dry ingredients, including the lemon zest. In [...]

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Parsley & Lemon – Ricotta Cupcakes

Makes 6 large cupcakes
Ingredients

2 cups all purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup turbinado sugar
3 tablespoons lemon zest
3 tablespoons chopped fine, parsley
1 stick butter ( salted) softened
¾ cup ricotta cheese
1 egg
juice of three lemons
Directions
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Sift or mix together the dry ingredients, flour, baking powder and soda [...]

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