Margarita Cupcakes With Key Lime Icing

READY IN: 32mins
Erin M.
Recipe by xpnsve

Yummy!!! From the Wilton website.

Top Review by Just Call Me Martha

Excellent. The flavour is not too strong - just right. I made these into little cocktail cupcakes, complete with a little slice of lime, white decorating sugar to represent the salt and a little green straw. They were a hit. Note: I also used this same recipe and substituted Strawberry Daiquiri mix and they were equally delightful.

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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