Lemon Tequila Cupcakes

2
Tara Waites

By
@TLW527

This a recipe that I made up for Super Bowl 2016. It was a huge success with the "Grown Folk". Since then I have made these cupcake for two birthday parties, a wedding and a retirement party. i think this one has quickly become a favorite.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Comments:
Serves:
24 - 36
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1 box
krusteaz lemon pound cake mix
1 bottle
fresh lemon juice (large)
1 jar(s)
lemon butter cream frosting
1 c
tequila
1 c
lemon curd
4 oz
cream cheese
c
confectioners' sugar

LEMON CURD INGREDIENTS (FILLING)

3 large
eggs
1 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon peel
1/2 c
lemon juice
1/4 c
butter, melted

How to Make Lemon Tequila Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare the cake mix according to the instructions for cupcakes on the box. Substitute 1/2 the water with tequila. Bake and set aside to cool.
  • 2LEMON CURD:

    In the top of a double boiler, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in lemon juice, butter and lemon peel. Cook over simmering water for 15 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 1-2/3 cups. ***It's best to make this 8 to 24 hours ahead***
  • 3Take the lemon butter cream frosting, confectioners sugar, cream cheese, 1 tbsp. of lemon juice1 ounce of tequila and blend together. ( add more sugar if a thicker consistency is wanted. Place in piping bag and chill.
  • 4Place holes in each cupcake and fill with lemon curd. top cupcakes with buttercream frosting and decorate as you please. Yields 24 to 36 cupcakes (depending on size)

Printable Recipe Card

About Lemon Tequila Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




Show 1 Comment & Review

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Mmm, there’s just something magical about a tasty chocolate cupcake that just makes our mouths water. We searched high and low on Pinterest for some seriously awesome chocolate cupcake recipes...

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You To Get Baking

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You to Get Baking

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

While the concept of a sponge cake is simple (eggs, butter, sugar, and flour), the result is a very impressive dessert. The first sponge cake recipe appeared as early as...