Wendy's StoryI like to experiment and try different things...and this one turned out rather nicely...with help from Key Lime(Nancy) a member on here, whom pointed me in the direction of a key lime frosting I was in search of...and then I came across this cake recipe and had to make some fun cupcakes for my baking business!
When I serve these, I will sprinkle with a lil course sea salt. MMMMMMmmmm
BTW these can easily be made without the tequilla and still have great flavor because of the frozen margarita mix.
white cake mix
1 - 10 oz
frozen margarita mix, thawed and undiluted
lime zest, if desired
4 oz pkg
course sea salt
lime zest for garnish, if desired
1CAKE: In a large mixing bowl combine cake mix, flour, margarita mix, egg whites, egg, tequilla and oil. Stir in zest if desired... :)
2Place cupcake liners in cupcake pans and fill 2/3 full and bake at 350 for 17-20 min
3FROSTING: cream together butter and cream cheese, add lime juice, tequilla and powdered sugar. Mix until creamy...Frost cooled cupcakes and garnish with course sea salt and lime zest if desired.
4For more kick...when you remove cupcakes from oven, poke tops with toothpick, with pastry brush, brush tops with tequilla...then cool and frost. ;)