Margarita Cupcakes by Wendy

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Wendy Rusch

By
@AmmaWendy

I like to experiment and try different things...and this one turned out rather nicely...with help from Key Lime(Nancy) a member on here, whom pointed me in the direction of a key lime frosting I was in search of...and then I came across this cake recipe and had to make some fun cupcakes for my baking business!
When I serve these, I will sprinkle with a lil course sea salt. MMMMMMmmmm
BTW these can easily be made without the tequilla and still have great flavor because of the frozen margarita mix.

Rating:

★★★★★ 7 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 cupcakes
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE:

  • 1
    white cake mix
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 - 10 oz
    frozen margarita mix, thawed and undiluted
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 Tbsp
    tequilla
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime zest, if desired
  • FROSTING:

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 4 oz pkg
    cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    tequilla
  • 3-4 c
    powdered sugar
  • ·
    course sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime zest for garnish, if desired

How to Make Margarita Cupcakes by Wendy

Step-by-Step

  1. CAKE: In a large mixing bowl combine cake mix, flour, margarita mix, egg whites, egg, tequilla and oil. Stir in zest if desired... :)
  2. Place cupcake liners in cupcake pans and fill 2/3 full and bake at 350 for 17-20 min
  3. FROSTING: cream together butter and cream cheese, add lime juice, tequilla and powdered sugar. Mix until creamy...Frost cooled cupcakes and garnish with course sea salt and lime zest if desired.
  4. For more kick...when you remove cupcakes from oven, poke tops with toothpick, with pastry brush, brush tops with tequilla...then cool and frost. ;)

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About Margarita Cupcakes by Wendy

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




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