Keylime Cupcakes

Ashley Staudenmaier


I love key lime pie. I got to tinkering and this is my result. Hope you enjoy.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
1 Hr



  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 dash(es)
    lemon extract
  • 1/2 c

  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    true key lime juice

How to Make Keylime Cupcakes


  1. Mix flour, graham cracker crumbs, baking powder, and salt. Beat in butter gradually. Beat in sugar and mix thoroughly. Beat in eggs, then vanilla and milk until just mixed. Pour into lined cupcake pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out almost clean.
  2. Pour into lined cupcake pan.
  3. Bake at 300 for 60 minutes, or until toothpick comes out almost clean.
  4. Frosting: Mix together ingredients with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Frost cupcakes.

    (Optional)Top with a lime slice and a sprinkle of crumbs.

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