Margarita Cupcakes

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Organic Andrea

By
@OrganicAndrea

I don't share my recipes with anyone who knows me personally. I posted the picture of these on Facebook after I finished making them and I got a bigger response on these than any other sweet treat I have ever made and posted. Let me know what you think of them.
**Addition** I sell my cupcakes and wouldn't do great business if I gave away all of the recipes that I invented. Granted, I don't use a boxed cake mix when I make mine for a paying customer, but it's easier for the home baker. Any of my non dessert recipes I am happy to give away and do so frequently.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Two of my favorite things: margaritas and cupcakes! These sweet cakes are perfectly light and refreshing. An ideal dessert for a hot summer evening. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 32 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24-36
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    white cake mix
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1
    lime, zested
  • 1/2 c
    fresh squeezed lime juice, divided
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    añejo tequila
  • 2 tsp
    grand marnier
  • 4 oz
    unsalted butter
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar

How to Make Margarita Cupcakes

About Margarita Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Recipe For: The Best Cupcake




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