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Since I believe tart lemon is one one the best flavors God created, these lemon meringue pie cupcakes are one of my favorites.  I’m not much of a pie baker, but one of my most cherished memories of my mom is her lemon meringue pie.  So I created these cuppies to conjure up that memory.

A fragrant lemon cake is filled with tangy lemon curd mixed with a hint of sweet whipped cream to make almost a mousse.  Then more lemon curd is folded into the velvety cream cheese frosting and dolloped on top with a sprinkling of sanding sugar.  The bride I made these for included these on her cookie table along with the pink champagne minis (see “Pink Champagne and Raspberries” post)….yum!  And I ate a few and thought of my mom….

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