Lemon Shandy Cupcakes

Lemon Shandy Cupcakes

Like a beer and lemonade shandy? You’ll love this light and refreshing shandy cupcake.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

cupcakes

Cupcakes
1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
1
cup hefeweizen wheat beer
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
Frosting
4
oz cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup butter, softened
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons hefeweizen wheat beer
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
5
to 6 cups powdered sugar
Garnishes
Honey, if desired
Small lemon wedges, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. Make cake batter as directed on box, using cake mix, 1 cup beer, the oil and eggs. Stir in 2 teaspoons lemon peel. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full).
  3. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and salt with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat in 2 tablespoons beer, 1 teaspoon lemon peel and the lemon juice. Beat in powdered sugar until blended. If frosting is too thick, beat in more beer, a few drops at a time. Frost cupcakes. Just before serving, drizzle with honey and garnish with lemon wedges. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.
Makes 24 cupcakes
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Use a hefeweizen or other wheat beer such as a Belgian-style wheat ale beer.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cupcake)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 32g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.