Baking for Tea: a Recipe for a Simple Lemon Cupcake

The cold season has come and as a preventive measure against colds, experts advise to drink warm teas more often. And in order to make tea drinking not only useful, but also tasty, we offer to bake a simple cupcake.


Butter, flour – 150 g each

Eggs – 3 pcs.

Sugar 120 g

Vanilla, baking powder – 1/2 tsp.

Salt – a pinch

Lemon  – 1 pc.

Cognac – 2 tsp


Mix flour with salt.

Beat the butter and sugar separately until completely dissolved.

Add eggs one by one, while continuing to beat the egg-sugar mixture.

Remove the zest from the lemon, add along with the vanilla to the eggs.

Pour in alcohol.

Gradually add flour, preferably in 3 doses, without stopping to beat.

Grease the form with butter, pour the mixture into it.

Bake at 170 ° C for about 45 minutes.

Allow to cool slightly, get out of the form, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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