Cuba Libre Cupcakes

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by TeksGlutes

I got this recipe from the coconutlime blog

Top Review by moonpoodle

I made these for a 21st birthday party, and everyone loved them.I made up Recipe #266603 to go with them. Next time I think I'll double the recipe to make more. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line or grease and flour 1 12 cupcake cupcake pan.
  3. In a small saucepan, heat butter, coca cola and rum to boiling. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  4. Mix together lime juice and milk in a small bowl* or measuring cup and set aside.
  5. Meanwhile, whisk together cocoa, flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  6. Add the cooled butter/coke mixture and beat until well combined.
  7. Add egg, beat then pour in the milk. Mix until combined. The batter will be rather thin.
  8. Fill each well 2/3 of the way full. Bake 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove cupcakes to wire racks as soon as possible to cool.
  9. Frost with Chocolate Rum Cream Cheese Frosting when cool.
  10. Garnish with a wedge of lime.
  11. *This will sour the milk a bit. Do not worry if it looks slightly curdled.

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