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    Margarita Cupcakes With Key Lime Icing

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    32 mins

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    Yummy!!! From the Wilton website.

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    • 517.37 g box white cake mix (no pudding in the mix)
    • 283.49 g can frozen margarita mix, thawed (undiluted)
    • 3 egg whites
    • 29.58 ml vegetable oil
    • 14.79 ml grated lime zest



    1. 1
      In large bowl, combine cake mix, Margarita mix, egg whites and vegetable oil using electric mixer.
    2. 2
      Stir in lime zest; mix completely.
    3. 3
      Fill prepared pans 2/3 full.
    4. 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. 5
      Cool in pan on cooling rack 5-8 minutes.
    6. 6
      Remove cupcakes from pan; cool completely.
    7. 7
      FOR ICING:.
    8. 8
      In large bowl, cream butter, cream cheese, juice and zest with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
    9. 9
      Add 4 cups confectioners' sugar, one cup at a time; continue beating until light and fluffy.
    10. 10
      If icing is too thin add additional confectioners' sugar 1 tablespoon at a time.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 13, 2012


      I did follow Chef #1517654's tips & used Frozen Limeade instead of the Margarita mix b/c that was what I had on hand... Turned out fantastic! Thanks for a keeper!

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    • on May 05, 2011


      These are delicious! To make them the way I like my Margaritas, I added a sprinkle of kosher salt to the tops of the cupcakes. Also, I dyed the icing with green & yellow food coloring. Thanks for a very fun recipe for Cinco de Mayo!

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    • on July 01, 2010


      Wow-a taste of the Keys right here in my house! YUM! I made these in advance to make sure I wanted them for July 4th and YES, I do! The cupcake was very flavorful. The icing was the perfect compliment to the lime flavored cake. Very easy to make. I piped the icing on with a decorater tip and stuck a cinnamon graham teddy bear on top-too cute! I could not find key limes so just used regular. I will be trying the Strawberry Daiquir mix soon.

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    Nutritional Facts for Margarita Cupcakes With Key Lime Icing

    Serving Size: 1 (62 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 249.1
    Calories from Fat 95
    Total Fat 10.5 g
    Saturated Fat 4.7 g
    Cholesterol 20.5 mg
    Sodium 182.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 37.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    Sugars 31.7 g
    Protein 2.0 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    frozen margarita mix

    lime zest

    key lime zest

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