Blue Ribbon Recipe
I was a bit nervous to put an ordinary glass in the oven to bake a cupcake, but I'm so happy I tried this recipe. The cupcakes are moist and delicious. And the frosting? Yum! Next time, I'm going to double the recipe so I can eat the frosting my the spoonful. The glasses and the sugared rim make for a very impressive presentation! The Test Kitchen
1 boxwhite cake mix, or 1 recipe of white butter cake
·green food coloring
3-4 cconfectioners sugar
1/3 cbutter, room temperature
1 smalllime peel, grated
1 1/2 Tbsplime juice
How to Make Margarita Cupcakes
- Prepare the cake mix according to the directions, add the zest and juice of two limes and enough food coloring to give the cake a faint green color. Bake in the margarita glasses for 10-15 minutes or until golden and bounce back when touched.
- Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely. Once cooled rim the glasses with green colored sugar. and set aside.
- For the frosting blend together the butter, lime juice, lime zest, and tequila. Once well mixed add the sugar a cup at a time until you reach the desired consistency. Chill for 15-20 minutes and then pipe onto the cupcakes, and garnish with a lime wedge.