You must be logged in to post a review.
Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Cream Cheese Frosting
Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 12-count muffin tin or line with muffin liners. Set aside.
In a large bowl, sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well and set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix canola oil and sugar on medium-high speed until well combined. Reduce the mixer speed to medium and slowly add eggs until just blended. Add lime juice, zest, one tablespoon tequila and vanilla extract. Continue mixing.
With the mixer on low, slowly add half the flour mixture; mix until just blended. Add sour cream and mix until just blended. Slowly add remaining flour mixture, scraping down sides of the bowl with a spatula as necessary until just blended.
Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups. Transfer muffin tin to oven and bake for 15 to 18 minutes. Transfer muffin tin to a wire rack.
While the cupcakes are still warm, brush their tops with the remaining tablespoon of tequila. Let cupcakes cool completely.
To prepare cream cheese frosting, place all ingredients (except sanding sugar) in a mixing bowl. Beat until pale and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
Frost the cupcakes with the buttercream. Sprinkle with green sanding sugar and serve.
These cupcakes are all about decoration. My favorites are the monster cupcakes. They are colorful, fun and so easy to achieve the cuteness. No piping skills required. I guarantee you. You can go as crazy as you want. After all they are monsters.
Nancy is the Coupon Clipping Cook, which means she not only has an astounding number of recipes to share with us (her TK recipe box is busting at the seams!) but she's also got loads of money-saving tips in her blog (she worked at a grocery store for a number of years, so she knows her stuff). She has some pretty amazing creations, like Roasted Garlic Potato Soup and Nutty Coconut Chicken. Go check them out!
Heather is a Texas native and the blogger behind Heather's Dish. She's mom to Weston, wife to Nate, and they live in Little Rock, Arkansas with their two "stubborn and saucy" dogs Bunker and Keira. In her blog, she shares her photographs, random musings (serious and silly alike), and all kinds of scrumptious recipes---and not just evil variations of her favorite mac and cheese. Her enviable TK recipe box is a testament to that. Go see for yourself!