Margarita Cupcakes Recipe With Lime Frosting: A Refreshing Boozy Dessert for Summer Gatherings by 30Seconds Food

Cakes/Cupcakes
4 months ago
Margarita Cupcakes Recipe With Lime Frosting: A Refreshing Boozy Dessert for Summer Gatherings

You had us at margaritas. This fun margarita cupcake recipe with creamy lime frosting is what we need in our lives right now. How could you not smile while eating one?

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
Servings: Makes about 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes

Lime Frosting

  • 2 sticks butter
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lime zest
  • dash of salt
  • green food coloring (optional)

Garnish

  • lime slices
  • lime zest

Here's how to make it:

  1. To make the cupcakes, combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes. 
  2. Line 24 muffin cups with baking liners. Divide the batter evenly between the cups.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for 18 to 22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool.
  4. To make the frosting, combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth. You can add more powdered sugar, if needed, to reach desired consistency.
  5. Frost the cooled cupcakes with the icing. Garnish with a slice of lime and some lime zest. 

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

2-Ingredient Lemon Slushies Recipe Two Ways: Will It Be Creamy Lemon Slushies or Granita Style?

Lemon Ice Cubes Recipe: 2 Ways to Make Lemon Ice Cubes for Your Lemon Water & Other Drinks

Rum & Coke Ice Pops Recipe: This Fun Rum & Coke Frozen Treat Recipe Has a Dirty Little Secret

Frozen Chocolate Cherry Wine Ice Pops Recipe: Celebrate Life With Red Wine Ice Pops

Donna John
Yes, please! #need
bepositive
Cheers to boozy cupcakes! 🧁
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This is just genius. Who doesn't want a margarita cupcake every now and then, LOL!

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Gluten-free Cookies Recipe: Wendie Pett's Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe Only Has 3 Ingredients

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Balls Recipe: This Addictive Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites Recipe Is Keto Friendly

Pumpkin Spice Cookies Recipe With Vanilla Pumpkin Pie Spice Frosting: The Perfect Fall Cookie Recipe

Italian Ricotta Cookies Recipe: Life Is Good With This Soft Ricotta Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!