Key Lime Cupcake

1
Hope Adcox

By
@lovestodance18

When I make these for Christmas Eve, I usually dye the icing green and have green and red cupcake liners. Everyone calls it the Grinch Cupcake:)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • CUPCAKES

  • 1 large
    lime, scrubbed (1tsp zest, 2tbs juice)
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 1 pkg
    vanilla pudding
  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/4 c
    water
  • 1 tsp
    coconut flavoring
  • 1/3 c
    oil
  • CUPCAKE FILLING

  • 1 can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 c
    key lime juice
  • LIME CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    key lime juice
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • ·
    toasted coconut

How to Make Key Lime Cupcake

Step-by-Step

  1. CUPCAKE:
    preheat to 350 degrees, line cupcake pan with paper liners and rub butter on the rims of each cup (keeps it from sticking when rising)
  2. separate 3 eggs (keep yolks)

    add remaining seperated egg, cake mix, pudding, 1 1/4 cup water, 1/3 cup oil,1 tsp coconut flavoring, 1 tsp lime zest and 2 tbs lime juice. Blend on low for 30 seconds. Scrape sides, blend on medium for 2 minutes.
  3. Scoop 1/4 cup batter into each cup. Bake for 18-22 minutes.
  4. FILLING:
    stir 1 can of sweetened condensed milk and 1/3 cup of key lime juice. When mixed, spoon into pastry bag with tip. Fill each cupcake with 1 tsp of filling.
  5. LIME CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
    mix cream cheese, 1 tbs key lime juice, and 1 lb powdered sugar (be careful to not inhale it, it's NOT fun to breath in). When done mixing, frost then top with coconut.
  6. ***TOASTED COCONUT DIRECTIONS:
    place on cookie sheet in oven on broil until lightly brown.

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About Key Lime Cupcake

Course/Dish: Cakes Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: For Kids



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