Mountain Dew Cupcakes
MOUNTAIN DEW CUPCAKES
|1 c||butter, melted|
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|3/4 c||mountain dew|
|lemon juice, fresh from one lemon|
|lime juice from one lime|
|lemon zest, grated and lime zest from one lemon and lime|
|2 3/4 c||flour|
|1 1/2 tsp||baking powder|
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Member Since Sep 2011
My husband drinks mountain dew so I always have this on hand.If you don't want alot of lemon and lime omit the juice and zest.I enclosed a frosting but you can use any that you wish.
Beat butter and sugar.
Add 1/2 of lemon juice and 1/2 of lime zest and mix till fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time. Mix together.
mix together flour,baking powder and salt and add to sugar mixture. Mix well.
Add in mountain dew and 1/2 lemon and 1/2 lime juice.Mix till blended.
Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.
ICING: 1 cup butter, 4 cups powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons of mountain dew, half of lemon and lime juice from cupcake recipe, half of lemon and lime zest from cupcake recipe. RECIPE: Beat butter and half of the sugar. Add mountain dew,zests and lemon and lime juice and mix well. Add remaining sugar till the sweatness you desire. Frost when cool .Keep regrigerated.