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Anti-Valentine's Day Cupcakes
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Anti-Valentine's Day Cupcakes

Anti-Valentine's Day parties have become a commonplace way to deal with the hype. These cupcakes fit right in.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 cupcakes
Calories: 285kcal
Author: Stefani


Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1/2 C unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 oz tamarind concentrate I realize this is not an easy item to find. Look for it at a Thai grocer or buy it online.
  • 1/4 C apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/4 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Lemon Glaze Ingredients

  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract


Cupcake Instructions

  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • Mix in eggs, tamarind, and vinegar.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
  • Slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined.
  • Place heart-shaped silicone cupcake liners on a cookie sheet and fill 3/4 full.
  • Bake at 350 F for 20 minutes or until cupcakes bounce back when lightly touched.

Lemon Glaze Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients together and spread onto cooled cupcakes.


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 144mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1.2mg