― I made these lemon cupcakes a few months ago for a friend's dinner party. Since then my dad has repeatedly asked me to bake them again. Today being Father's day and all that, I was happy to oblige ! ∙ They really are easy peasy. The one secret is to take your butter out a few hours before making this recipe. You want it to be creamy and fluffy. Not hard and then melted.This recipe is really a base and could be adapted in many different ways! (If you take off the lemon juice and zest and [...].