Mojito Cupcakes

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Patty Ward

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@homecook373100

Hey ladies! Look what I found for us!
Don't they just sound too scrumptious?
Think about a girls' night this summer with all your besties, the sun room, a pitcher of Mojitos, some noshes, and for dessert Mojito Cupcakes! Woot! Hubby can take the kids to the park or a movie.... :)
And we could all watch the latest adventures of whichever "Housewife's Of" is on the tube. Partay!
Okay, now that I have that out of my system.... I WILL be doing the above, but have not yet. Pictures are not mine. Gonna make some soon.

What do you girls think?

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 12 / 350 degrees F
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • ·
    preheat oven to 350 degrees f
  • ·
    put the dry ingredients in a big bowl.
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • ·
    zest and juice of 1/2 lime
  • ·
    1 shot spiced or dark rum-if you only have white rum, use brown sugar above
  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • 1
    beaten egg
  • 1 c
    slightly soured milk? add small amt vinegar?
  • ·
    icing ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • ·
    zest and juice of 1/2 lime
  • ·
    1/4-1/2 shot of rum
  • 12 sprig(s)
    fresh mint for garnish - optional

How to Make Mojito Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Put all dry ingredients into a big bowl.
  2. Melt the butter in microwave and add the beaten egg to it.
  3. Add that to the dry ingredients, stirring in the milk and rum until smooth.
  4. Zest the whole lime, add 1/2 the zest to the bowl.
  5. Squeeze in 1/2 the lime as well.(Keep other half for icing)
  6. Finely chop your fresh mint, and add that to the batter, mixing well.
  7. Split the batter between 12 lined cupcake wrappers into cupcake pan.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the sides pull away and are golden brown. (tops shoul be spongy to the touch). When done, remove to a wire rack and wait until completely cool before you ice them.
  9. MOJITO ICING:
    MIX BUTTER AND POWDERED SUGAR TOGETHER IN A BOWL UNTIL SMOOTH
  10. ADD THE RUM AND LIME
  11. SPREAD ICING ON THE TOPS OF THE CUPCAKES AND ADD A SPRIG OF MINT TO EACH FOR GARNISH

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About Mojito Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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