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Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes

Cinco de Yum-o!

Margarita Cupcakes

Bake up a batch of these May 5th and indulge in deliciousness! Ingredients: 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box white cake mix (no pudding in the mix) 1 (10 ounce) can frozen margarita mix, thawed (undiluted) 3 egg whites 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon grated lime zest


8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons key lime juice 1 teaspoon key lime zest or 1 teaspoon lemon zest 4 -5cups confectioners' sugar


In a large bowl, combine cake mix, Margarita mix, egg whites and vegetable oil using an electric mixer. Stir in lime zest; mix completely. Fill prepared pans 2/3 full. Bake according to box directions (usually 325 degrees - be sure to check box!) 22-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean. Cool in the pan on cooling rack 5-8 minutes. Remove cupcakes from the pan; cool completely. FOR ICING:. In a large bowl, cream butter, cream cheese, juice, and zest with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add 4 cups confectioners' sugar, one cup at a time; continue beating until light and fluffy. If icing is too thin, add additional confectioners' sugar 1 tablespoon at a time. Enjoy! Recipe courtesy of
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