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Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

For cupcakes
  Lemon cake mix 8 Ounce (1 Package Moist Deluxe Lemon Supreme)
  Eggs 3
  Water 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Poppy seeds 3 Tablespoon
For lemon frosting
  Vanilla frosting 16 Ounce (1 Container)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Yellow food coloring 4 Drop
  Gumdrops 4 (Yellow And Orange, For Garnish)

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Place 30 (2-1/2-inch) paper liners in muffin cups.
For cupcakes, combine cake mix, eggs, water, oil and poppy seeds in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes. Fill paper liners about half full. Bake 18 to 21 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.
For lemon frosting, combine Vanilla frosting, lemon peel and lemon extract in small bowl. Tint with yellow food coloring to desired color. Frost cupcakes with lemon frosting. Decorate with gumdrops, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 667 Calories from Fat 355

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g51.8%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.7 mg35.2%

Sodium 414.9 mg17.3%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.7%

Sugars 67.2 g

Protein 5 g10.8%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 10.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes Recipe