Mojito Cupcakes with Mint Frosting

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Who Needs A Cape?

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I’m sure most of you have tried the tasty highball drink made with rum, muddled mint leaves, sugar and lime. If you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out! Inspired by the mojito (pronounced “moHEEtoe”) these cupcakes are a nice switch from the usual mint goodies that are abundant as St. Paddy’s Day approaches. Or, make mini cupcakes to serve at a spring tea. Or … well, Cinco de Mayo isn’t *that* far off, right?

I used the 1-2-3-4 cake recipe found on the back of the Swans Down® cake flour box as my foundation and added lime juice, lime zest and rum extract to give it the mojito twist.

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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 3/4 c
    swans down cake flour, sifted
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    rum extract
  • 2
    limes, zested
  • 1/4 c
    lime juice
  • MINT FROSTING

  • 8 oz
    plain cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    rum extract
  • 1/8 tsp
    mint extract

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About Mojito Cupcakes with Mint Frosting

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




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