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    Margarita Cupcakes

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 3 mins

    15 mins

    48 mins

    Lorraine of AZ's Note:

    These lively tasting cupcakes are full of the flavor of the Southwest's favorite drink -- except no alcohol! This is a large recipe and comes from the people at Wilton. Unfrosted cupcakes freeze well.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 24

    Yield:

    cupcakes

    Units: US | Metric

    Cake

    • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package white cake mix (no pudding in mix)
    • 1 (10 ounce) can frozen margarita mix, thawed (undiluted)
    • 3 egg whites
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated lime zest

    Icing

    • 1 (14 ounce) package icing, mix (use creamy white buttercream)
    • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest

    Garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Line the cups of a 12-cavity muffin pan with liners. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
    2. 2
      In a large bowl combine the cake mix, thawed margarita mix, egg whites and vegetable oil with a mixer and beat until well blended. Stir in the lime zest.
    3. 3
      Fill muffin cups 2/3s full; you will use half the batter. Bake 22-24 minutes. Remove when a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool 5-8 minutes. Remove from pan and complete cooling.
    4. 4
      Line the cups of the muffin pan again with liners. Repeat filling the liners with remaining batter. Bake and cool as above.
    5. 5
      To make the icing: prepare icing mix according to package directions, stirring in the lime juice and zest.

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    Nutritional Facts for Margarita Cupcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (30 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 104.7
     
    Calories from Fat 31
    30%
    Total Fat 3.5 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 151.1 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 17.0 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 11.8 g
    47%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    frozen margarita mix

    lime zest

    icing

    lime zest

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