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Deliciously Perfect Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes

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These Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes have such an amazing flavor! They’re made with fresh blueberries and topped with sweet lemon icing that will have you grabbing another one fast! These light and fluffy cupcakes have the best lemon flavor. Check out our other easy blueberry recipes!

Made with fresh lemons, lemon juice, and filled with fresh blueberries – the flavor is the best. Have fun baking up these cupcakes in cupcake liners and enjoying them with family and friends.

lemon and blueberry cupcake recipe

Make certain that you let the cupcakes get to room temperature which will take about 20 minutes or so. Once they’ve cooled down, they’ll be ready to frost and enjoy!

One of my favorite cupcakes recipes.

Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes

Make certain to take your time measuring out and adding the ingredients to make the flour mixture. Use a separate bowl to make the frosting, and try not to sneak any samples! Baking cupcakes from scratch and homemade icing is such a fun treat!

My boys love this simple recipe and ask me to make it all the time. I love to whip them up once it’s blueberry season so I can use fresh blueberries for that extra added flavor! They never complain about this fact at all!

delicious lemon cupcakes filled with fresh blueberries

Can you use frozen blueberries for this recipe?

You can try but fresh will be better because they won’t release as much liquid as the frozen blueberries. If at all possible, refrain from using frozen fruit in this recipe. It might not make up right and cause soggy cupcakes.

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Blueberry Cupcake Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

If you haven’t started meal planning yet, now is the time! I love how easy it is to plan out meals and the family is appreciative, too. Below is just a quick idea of how meal planning works and how fast and simple it can be.

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blueberry cupcakes with a lemon filling

Best Cupcake Recipes:

Once you make this Easy Lemon Cupcake Recipe, you’re going to want to make even more cupcakes! I’m a huge fan of cupcakes so I have so many favorite recipes. Below are some of my top cupcakes recipes that I think you’re going to love, too.

These Fun & Easy Baseball Cupcakes Recipe are certain to be a home run.

Make up this Fun Rocky Road Cupcakes asap!

These Apple-Shaped Cupcakes are perfect!

You’re going to love these Birthday Cake Cupcakes!

It’s always a good time to make Smores Cupcakes.

Check out how good these Fourth of July Patriotic Cupcakes are!

I love the look and taste of these Taco Cupcakes for Cinco de Mayo.

this sweet lemon icing tops an almost muffine like blueberry and lemon cupcake

How do you know when cupcakes are done baking?

Use the toothpick (or butter knife) test. Just insert the toothpick into the middle of the cupcake and if it comes out clean, the cupcakes are done cooking and need to be taken out of the oven. The toothpick inserted method works like a charm!

More Blueberry Recipes:

lemon blueberry cupcakes recipe

Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes

Yield: 12-15

This cupcake recipe is full of lemon flavor!



  • ⦁ 1¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ⦁ ⅓ t salt
  • ⦁ 1 t baking powder
  • ⦁ 1½ cup of fresh blueberries
  • ⦁ ½ cup of sour cream
  • ⦁ 1 t lemon extract
  • ⦁ 8 ounces of butter softened
  • ⦁ ¾ cups of sugar
  • ⦁ 2  eggs

Lemon Filling

  • ⦁ 3  eggs
  • ⦁ ⅔ cup of granulated sugar
  • ⦁ 1 T lemon zest
  • ⦁ ⅓ cup of lemon juice
  • ⦁ 4 T butter


  • ⦁ 1 cup of butter softened
  • ⦁ 1 t lemon extract
  • ⦁ 4 cups of powdered sugar
  • ⦁ 2 T milk



Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Put the cupcake liners in the pan.

Add salt, baking powder, and 1 cup of the flour into the bowl and mix.

Add blueberries to a different bowl and sprinkle in 1/4 cup of flour. Mix gently. set aside.

Use a mixer and combine butter and sugar until fluffy.

Add sour cream, eggs, and extract to the mixed butter mixture. Combine. Add in the dry mixture and mix.

Fold in blueberries and fill cupcake liners about 3/4 full. Put in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Let cool in the pan for 15 minutes then move to a cooling rack.

Lemon Filling

In a saucepan, mix the lemon juice, butter, and lemon zest. Add in sugar and mix. Add in eggs and mix.

Cook over medium-low heat stirring often. The mixture should thicken and coat the back of a spoon.

Take off heat and let cool entirely.


Add butter and extract in a bowl until creamy. Mix in powdered sugar.

To make cupcakes

Use an apple corer or a spoon and cut out a small hole. Add in the lemon filling.

Pipe icing onto the cupcake.

Top with blueberries.

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