Prepare 12 (8 1/2 x 5 1/2) cupcake papers. Preheat oven to 375°F.
Sift flour with baking powder. salt and nutmeg. Beat butter, gradually adding the sugar. Add the eggs one by one. the vanilla. lemon peel and fold in the sifted dry ingredients. Fill the papers to halfway, place on a baking sheet and bake for approximately 40 mins. Makes 12.