Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

  • Servings: 12

Ingredients:

For the cake:




3

cups

cake flour






1


tbsp
.

baking powder






1/2


tsp
.

salt






16


tbsp
.

unsalted butter
, at room temperature





1

lemon
, zested





2

cups

sugar






5

large

eggs
, at room temperature





1 1/4

cups

buttermilk
, at room temperature





1


tbsp
.

lemon extract






1


tsp
.

vanilla extract

For the frosting:




1

cup

unsalted butter
, room temperature





4

cups
confectioner’s
sugar
,
sifted





1/2

cup

blackberries






1

tsp

vanilla extract






pinch

salt






blackberries

,
for
garnish