Margarita Cupcakes


Recipe: Margarita Cupcakes

Summary: These are fun for a Cinco de Mayo party, but they surely can be made for any festive, adult occasion…emphasis on adult.


  • CAKE:
  • 9 ounces Margarita Mixer, bottled liquid
  • 3 ounces tequila
  • 3/4 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box white cake mix
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 5 to 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • green food coloring, if desired
  • small lime slices for garnish, if desired

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Preparation time: 25 minute(s)

Cooking time: 25 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 24

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