Lemon Icebox Cupcakes

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I am so excited to be sending some major love and warm fuzzies to one seriously amazing lady and mama.  Today a bunch of us are getting together to welcome a very special little girl to the world.

It's a Virtual Baby Shower for Lisa of Wine & Glue!

Now I have to totally disclaimer this by saying that while I know and am a fan of Lisa’s cookie butter obsession, when I went to the pantry to get my cookie butter it was gone.   :(   Major bummer.  But I took a little inspiration from Lisa’s Lemon Ginger Mojito {YUM!!} and her Lemon Cookie Cookies and whipped together these little babies.

Lemon Icebox Cupcakes

I really can’t think of a better person to be throwing this shower for.  Lisa has been through so much joy and heartbreak with her children, and she is an amazing mom (and blogger, seriously you should be reading her blog).  Lisa – if I could jump out of your computer screen right now to give you a giant hug and kiss on the cheek I would. So tell Gavin to do it for me, ‘kay?

Lemon Icebox Cupcakes

Don’t forget to swing by all the other blogs celebrating Lisa and her littlest girl today!

Chocolate Oreo Cheesecake from Back For Seconds

Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats from Chocolate, Chocolate and more

Lemon White Chocolate M&M Cookies from Something Swanky

Lemon Strawberry Cookie Cups from Beyond Frosting

Strawberry Shortcake Eclair Cake from Inside BruCrew Life

Strawberry and Jam Buttermilk Coffee Cake from French Press

Perfect Sugar Cookies from Crazy for Crust

No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake In A Jar from Life, Love and Sugar

Roasted Blueberry Tart from Lemons for Lulu

White Chocolate Peeps Cookiewiches from Frugal Foodie Mama

Pistachio Dreamboat Dessert from High Heels and Grills

No-Bake Lemon Berry Cheesecake Mousse Parfait from Happy Food Healthy Life

Creamy Strawberry Pie from Julie’s Eats & Treats

Oatmeal Creme Pie Caramelitas from The Domestic Rebel

Cookie Butter S’Mores Dip from Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Baby Quiche Lorraine from Real Housemoms

Raspberry Pretzel Salad from Mom On Timeout

Berry chocolate french toast casserole from Roxana’s Home Baking

Sunrise Cupcakes from Lemon Tree Dwelling

Strawberry Coconut-Lime Icebox Cake from Kitchen Meets Girl

Avocado and Mango Chicken Salad from The Tasty Fork

Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade from {i love} my disorganized life

Spinach Artichoke Dip Appetizer Pizza from Chef in Training

Lemon Icebox Cupcakes

Lemon Icebox Cupcakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 4 hours, 10 minutes

Yield: 6 "cupcakes"

Ingredients

  • 24 meyer lemon wafer cookies
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 18 blueberries

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whip together heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla until medium peaks form. Do not over beat. Fold in lemon zest.
  2. Place 6 wafer cookies on a flat plate of baking sheet bottom down. Place 1 tablespoon whipped cream in the middle of each cookie. Place a second cookie on top of the whipped cream, bottom down. Press gently to distribute the whipped cream between the cookies. Repeat to create 3 layers for each cookie stack. using an offset spatula, spread 1/2 tablespoon whipped cream on top of the last cookie on each stack. Top each stack with 3 blueberries.
  3. Place "cupcakes" in the fridge for at least 4 hours (to overnight). The moisture from the whipped cream will seem into the cookies and make them soft and cakey. They're kind of awesome, and light and perfect for spring!
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Lemon Icebox Cupcakes

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