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Charoses Cupcakes

These are lemon-flavored Kosher for Passover cupcakes with baked-in charoses and topped with brown sugar charoses frosting!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Jewish
Keyword: charoses cupcakes, Kosher cupcake recipe, lemon cupcake recipe
Servings: 16 cupcakes
Calories: 213kcal
Author: Stef


  • 5 large eggs separated
  • 1 1/4 C sugar
  • 3/4 C safflower oil
  • Juice of 2 lemons 4 to 5 T
  • Grated zest of 2 lemons
  • 1 1/4 C matzo cake meal not matzo meal
  • About 2 C charoses Use my charoses recipe if you don't have your own go-to one.


  • Mix egg yolks and sugar on high speed until light and fluffy.
  • In a separate bowl, combine oil, lemon juice and zest.
  • Add matzo cake meal to yolk and sugar mixture alternately oil mixture.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  • Using rubber spatula, fold 1/4 of the beaten egg whites into egg yolk mixture until well blended.
  • Fold in remaining beaten egg whites.
  • Fill cupcake liners about halfway with batter.
  • Put a spoonful or more, of charoses on top of the batter on each cupcakes.
  • Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.


Top with Charoses Frosting. See recipe at the bottom of this post.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 31mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.6mg