Lemon Coconut Cupcakes


I was at Whole Foods buying vanilla extract when this lemon extract caught my eye. Yum! Lemon cakes and cupcakes danced in my head. I woke up early the next morning to bake before work.

Lemon Extract.jpg

Lemon Extract.jpg


I googled and modified, the below recipe is approximate. I don't really measure. :)

Bake: 350 for 30min * my oven cooks slow.

Lemon cupcakes

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup melted coconut oil

2 eggs

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 tsp lemon extract

1 + 1/2 cup flour

2 t baking powder

juice of half a lemon

1 tsp salt

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Lemon 1.JPG

Coconut lemon frosting

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp lemon extract

4 T melted coconut oil

1/4 tsp of salt

2 cups powered sugar

1/2 cup shredded coconut

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Lemon 2.JPG

And of course, into my marble cake stand & antler dome for a tempting display!

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Lemon 3.JPG

It's always a good idea to have homemade organic treats on hand.

Plus, it makes a happy home!   <3