Mango Margarita Cupcakes

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

Entered for Safe-keeping, these are very Cinco de Mayo festive. From woman's World 8/2/10. Cooling time was excluded from preparation time; estimate total elapsed time to be 2 hours, 5 minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line 12 muffin cups with cupcake lines.
  2. Dice mango; reserve.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. On medium speed, beat granulated sugar and 1/2 cup butter until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add eggs and mango baby food; beat until blended.
  6. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture.
  7. Stir in diced mango and 1 teaspoon lime zest.
  8. Divide batter among liners. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean.
  9. Cool 10 minutes. Transfer from pan to rack; cool completely.
  10. FROSTING:.
  11. On medium speed, beat remaining 1 cup butter until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  12. On low speed, gradually beat in confectioners' sugar.
  13. Beat in milk and remaining 1 teaspoon lime zest; beat on medium speed until fluffy.
  14. If desired, transfer frosting to pastry bag fitted with medium round tip; pipe or spread frosting on cupcakes.
  15. Cut remaining 1/2 mango into small thin wedges.
  16. If desired, sprinkle cupcake edges with green sugar. Garnish with mango, lime and cocktail umbrellas, if desired.
Most Helpful

Made these for sharing with a neighbor couple & must say they are very tasty little cakes! We had ours with a bit of ice cream that was topped with a little homemade mango sauce, & absolutely loved it served that way! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]

Sydney Mike June 28, 2011