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Light Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes

Light Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes

Jacklin Altman
These light lemon blueberry cupcakes pack big fruity flavor into a small package. Topped with a sweet and tangy cream cheese frosting, they're sure to be a hit with anyone! This recipe makes 60 mini cupcakes at 3 WW SP each or 24 large ones at 8 points each (see notes).
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 60 mini cupcakes
Calories 62 kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Stand Mixer
  • Muffin Pan
  • Piping Bags
  • Oven

Ingredients
  

Cupcakes
  • 15.25 oz lemon cake mix boxed
  • 1 tsp Lemon extract
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt nonfat
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Blueberries fresh or frozen
Cream cheese frosting
  • 3 tbsp Smart Balance or butter, softened
  • 2.5 cups Powdered sugar
  • Tsp Vanilla
  • 8 oz Low fat cream cheese

Instructions
 

Cupcakes
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine cake mix with greek yogurt, water, and lemon extract. Whisk together until smooth. Gently fold in blueberries.
  • Spray mini muffin pan or line with cupcake liners and divide batter evenly among 60 cupcakes (roughly a heaping tablespoon in each).
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool before frosting.
Cream Cheese Frosting
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine cream cheese and Smart Balance and beat on medium speed until well combined and fluffy. Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time until frosting thickens. Add vanilla and beat on medium speed to combine, until frosting is fluffy.
  • Frost each mini cupcake with 1 tsp of frosting. Enjoy!
  • Store cupcakes in the fridge, serve at room temperature.

Notes

Sizes:
  • If you're making these minis, it makes 60 mini cupcakes
    • Bake at 350F for 13-15 minutes for mini
  • If you're making regular size, it makes 24 cupcakes
    • Bake at 350F for 20-23 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean
Weight Watchers Points Values:
  • Mini
    • Blue/Purple: 3 points each
    • Green: 4 points each
  • Large
    • Blue/Purple: 8 points each
    • Green: 9 points each

Nutrition

Calories: 62kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 78mgPotassium: 20mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 47IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
Keyword lemon, weight watchers, WW, cupcake, cupcakes, frosting, blueberry, cream cheese
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