Cupcakes are among the most beautiful treats on the planet. This vegan cupcake recipe is one of my favorites. You can’t get much better than soft, fluffy vanilla cupcakes topped with the most deliciously light frosting. I am using Russian piping tips to create the pretty flower decorations on top.
With an electric mixer, whip the margarine and shortening until light and fluffy. This usually takes about 10 minutes. This is a crucial step.
Add the lemon extract and mix again until incorporated.
Sift the powdered sugar and vanilla powder with a sieve.
Add the sifted sugar to the electric mixer a little at a time and continue to whip for another couple of minutes.