Margarita Cupcakes And Tequila Lime Frosting

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May. 05, 2017

Like margaritas? Then you will fall in love with these fluffy margarita cupcakes! Complete with tequila, orange liquor, and lots of fresh lime to truly capture that classic margarita flavor! If that wasnt enough were gonna finish these off with a whipped tequila lime buttercream frosting!!


For cupcake:
Vegetable oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Eggs 2
Lime zest 1/2 Teaspoon
Fresh lime juice 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Lemon extract 1/2 Teaspoon
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon
Tequila 2 Tablespoon
Cointreau flavored liqueur 2 Tablespoon
All purpose flour 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Baking powder 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Heavy whipping cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For margarita glaze:
Tequila 1 Tablespoon
Cointreau 1/2 Tablespoon
Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon
For margarita frosting:
Powdered sugar 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs)
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , softened
Lime zest 1/2 Tablespoon
Tequila 1 Tablespoon
Cointreau 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
For garnish:
Sliced limes To Taste
Lime zest To Taste


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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4