Cuba Libre Cupcakes

Recipe by TeksGlutes
READY IN: 35mins




  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Line or grease and flour 1 12 cupcake cupcake pan.
  • In a small saucepan, heat butter, coca cola and rum to boiling. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Mix together lime juice and milk in a small bowl* or measuring cup and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together cocoa, flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the cooled butter/coke mixture and beat until well combined.
  • Add egg, beat then pour in the milk. Mix until combined. The batter will be rather thin.
  • 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.
  • Frost with Chocolate Rum Cream Cheese Frosting when cool.
  • Garnish with a wedge of lime.
  • *This will sour the milk a bit. Do not worry if it looks slightly curdled.