Lemon virgin mojito cupcakes By Zara Ashraf


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Lemon virgin mojito cupcakes

Chocochip cupcake that is filled with mint ganache topped with a lemon buttercream, making the dessert sweet, refreshing and tangy all in one. The best part it’s eggless
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Makes 6 cupcakes

Cooking Time

1 hour 30 minutes

Meal Type


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  • Maida- 1/2 cup
  • Baking powder- 1/4 tsp
  • baking soda- 1/4 tsp
  • salt- pinch
  • Powdered sugar- 5 tablespoons
  • Vegetable oil- 1/8 cup
  • Curd- 1/8 cup
  • vanilla- 1/2 tsp
  • milk- 1/4 cup
  • Chocolate chips- 1/8 cup
  • White chocolate- 30g
  • mint leaves- 8 leaves
  • Fresh cream- 15g
  • Unsalted butter- 100g
  • Icing sugar- 200g
  • lemon juice- 2 tbsp
  • yellow food colour- few drops(optional)
  • green food colour- few drops (optional)


  1. 1

    For cupcakes:.
  2. 2

    sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Twice.
  3. 3

    in another bowl add the powdered sugar and oil and whisk until the sugar is almost dissolved .
  4. 4

    add the curd and vanilla essence and whisk until its fully combined.
  5. 5

    fold in your dry ingredients with your wet ingredients along with your milk in three batches until its fully combined and lump free.
  6. 6

    add your chocochips and fold it in until its fully combined and then pour in your cupcake liners.
  7. 7

    Bake it in your 160°C preheated oven for 20 minutes .
  8. 8

    for mint ganache filling:.
  9. 9

    beat your cream with your mint leaves until its fully combined .
  10. 10

    cut your chocolate and melt it in the microwave until its fully melted and ads your cream and stir until its fully combined.
  11. 11

    Optional: add few drops of green colour to the ganache to darken it.
  12. 12

    For Buttercream: .
  13. 13

    Beat the unsalted butter and icing sugar until its light and fluffy.
  14. 14

    Once its fluffy add your lemon juice and whisk.
  15. 15

    Optional: Add yellow colour to make the icing yellow.
  16. 16

    To assemble:.
  17. 17

    cut a small piece of the center on the cupcake and fill it with your ganache and top it with your lemon buttercream .

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