I love lemon. I think it is one of the most refreshing flavors on chicken, pastas, and cakes. I made these with the intention that I can have one of these in the morning with a cup of coffee, or in the evening with a cup of tea. The pound cake for the muffin is a Paula Deen recipe, and the frosting I adapted from Allrecipes.com.
It made a lot of frosting, so you can scale it down.
2. Cream butter and shortening together. Add sugar, a little at a time. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir dry ingredients together in a bowl and add to mixture alternately with milk, starting with the flour and ending with the flour. Mix in vanilla. Pour into a greased muffin pan and bake for 40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Ingredients for Lemon Frosting (adapted from Lemon Butter Frosting)