Lemon Meringue Angel Food Cupcakes


Light and lemony, these Lemon Meringue Angel Food Cupcakes combine two spring desserts to make one delightful treat. And whoever said spring desserts don’t bleed into summer? This tart, yet sweet, twist on a loved classic is the perfect cupcake to welcome the brightest, warmest season of the year and a sure way to perk up any mid-week slump! Source: Confessions of a … [Read more...]

Champagne Hibiscus Cupcakes with Rosewater Meringue Buttercream


These are celebratory cupcakes. Why, you ask? Well, today is the 5th Birthday (anniversary?) of this here Cup of Sugar :: Pinch of Salt website. Yup, it was 5 years ago on a snowy weekend that I started this adventure and who knew I would still be going strong 1152 recipes later. So happy birthday, CSPS. Have a cupcake on me! Source: Cup of Sugar :: Pinch of Salt … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Meringue Frosting

The best cupcakes tie in an excellent frosting, because while cupcakes do taste delicious on their own, a bit of spectacularly flavored frosting can kick them from a ten to an eleven…or even a twelve. That’s definitely the case when it comes to these pumpkin morsels. While the cupcake stands on its own and could probably be inhaled about ten times before anyone … [Read more...]

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Most everybody loves meringue on a pie, but it can be a real pain to make. A much better, and much tastier, solution is these lemon meringue cupcakes. These are certain to be a crowd pleaser and, as such, you will probably want to make a double batch, if not a triple. They are bursting with flavor, stuffed with lemon curd, then heaped with a fluffy meringue that is lightly … [Read more...]


These meringue cupcakes are both light and airy – just what you have been looking for in an after dinner treat! They are made from vanilla extract, egg whites, white vinegar, salt, sugar and cornstarch. Yes, you read that right, no flour! Once they are baked and have had a chance to cool, gently slice their tops off. Spoon in some Nutella (that creamy chocolate and … [Read more...]


Sometimes all that you need is a light, airy cupcakes. These angel food cupcakes (complete with meringue icing) are quite different than the thicker, heavier variety. The batter contains cake flour, salt, water, egg whites, vanilla extract, cream of tartar and two different types of sugar. Once they’re baked and have cooled, then it’s time to top these treats with … [Read more...]

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Turning lemon meringue pie into a cupcake takes a little finesse and some creativity. This particular recipe consists of a lemon-flavored cupcake, complete with lemon zest, lemon extract and lemon juice, plus flour, sugar, butter milk and bunch of other “classic” cupcake ingredients. Once the cupcake has been baked and has a chance to cool, add the lemon curd, which … [Read more...]


You thought nothing was better than a lemon meringue pie? Well let me prove you wrong. Give these Lemon Meringue Cupcakes with lemon curd a try and you’ll be hooked. As you take your first bite through the crisp toasted exterior of the meringue and into the lemon cupcake, you’ll get an extra jolt of flavor when the creamy lemon curd hits your tongue. They are bright, airy, and … [Read more...]

Pink Meringue Cupcakes with Raspberry Curd

For a slightly different take on the summertime dessert staples of cupcakes and meringue, try these meringue cupcakes. You get the best of both worlds: a light, fluffy cupcake stuffed full of creme fraiche, fresh raspberries and homemade raspberry curd, and the tastiness of an entire “cupcake” made of pink tinted meringue. Yes, you read that right: meringue. These cupcakes do … [Read more...]

Coca-Cola Cupcakes with Toasted Meringue

What do Coca-cola (yes, the drink), buttermilk, vanilla extract and cocoa powder have in common? Yes, you guessed right: these cupcakes. The batter also contains butter, sugar, flour, baking soda and eggs, so don’t be too put off by the addition of soda (or pop, depending on where you’re from) in the recipe. Add in the toasted meringue frosting (sugar, water, corn syrup, egg … [Read more...]