Sprite Cupcakes

Debbie Bankston Recipe

By Debbie Bankston Deb59

15 Min
45 Min

I adapted this from a soda cake recipe I read online...I liked the idea of not having to add eggs and oil, but still have a great tasting, moist cake for an event I was attending...Everyone loved the cupcakes and wanted the recipe. My mother in law said it was one of the best lime flavored things she had ever eaten and I could bring her some anytime I made it again...

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10 oz
1 box
lemon cake mix
6 Tbsp
lime juice-divided
2 c
powdered sugar-divided
1 c
marshmallow fluff or marshmallow creme
4 oz
cream cheese-softened

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine cake mix with the Sprite and 2 tablespoons of Lime juice. Fill cupcake liners about 2/3 full of mixture and bake at 350% for approx. 18 minutes, depending on your oven, it can take a few minutes more or less, toothpick comes clean.
Mix 1 cup of the powered sugar with 2 tablespoons of lime juice, you want a slightly thick syrup consistency, a bit more of the lime juice can be added to achieve this.
As the cupcakes get done, brush the tops of each, while warm with the lime juice-powdered sugar syrup, I brush each at least twice.
Beat the cream cheese to a smooth texture, add the remaining lime-powdered sugar syrup, add the 1 cup of powdered sugar and any remaining lime juice until well blended, fold in the marshmallow fluff, frost the cooled cupcakes. This can also be made into a 13x9 sheet cake or two 8x8 square pans. I recommend chilling anything larger than cupcakes to make slicing easier. This cake is very moist, but can be crumbly. Tastes great.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Donna Brown gabbiegirl
Aug 22, 2010
Debbie, I like that idea of no eggs/oil, too. Thanks for the reipe!
Lillian Russo Lilliancooks
Aug 22, 2010
Yes...I like that idea too! Would this work with other flavors of cake mixes and sodas?
Debbie Bankston Deb59
Aug 22, 2010
I am sure it will...I am going to try some variations, like chocolate cake mix with either coca cola or a black cherry soda...
Lillian Russo Lilliancooks
Aug 22, 2010
Yes, thats exactly what I was thinking...choc. cake & cherry coke! And how about yellow cake with pineapple soda and a cream cheese w/ coconut flake icing! OMG...the possibilties are endless! =D
Debbie Bankston Deb59
Aug 22, 2010
They truly are...I will do some more experimenting soon with these ideas...but the Lime ones for yesterdays event...went over big time...
Lillian Russo Lilliancooks
Aug 22, 2010
Let us know what variations you come up with!
c g coffeecup
Jan 31, 2011
if it weren't snowing out i'd go to the store for soda. i have been wanting to make a cake all last week. this goes on top of my must pile.
Debbie Bankston Deb59
Feb 1, 2011
Try this recipe, home made single layer cake... One Layer White Cake
darla fields tigsmom
Mar 5, 2011
My 3 yo son is Autistic and He loves to bake cupcakes. I saw your recipe and we made a chocolate cake with strawberry soda cupcakes. Then frosted it with whipped cream frosting lightly flavored with strawberry mousse. It was delicious. We bake cupcakes everyday and I do believe this has to be our favorite. Thank you for posting it. :)
Jan 27, 2015 - Bobby Webb shared this recipe with discussion group: "HOW'S YOUR WEATHER".