We support you, just not your browser.
Your browser hasn't been updated in a while. For a better experience, we recommend upgrading to the latest version of IE, Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari.
  • Save
    0
  • Pinterest
    0
  • Print
    0

Limoncello Cupcakes

 0 Ratings
0 Comments
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24
  • Save
    0
  • Pinterest
    0
  • Print
    0

These lemony cupcakes made with Betty Crocker SuperMoist white cake mix get some added zest thanks to Limoncello.

Paula Jones Recipe by Paula Jones
August 13, 2012

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
1 1/4
cups water
1/4
cup Limoncello
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
egg whites
Grated peel and juice of 1 medium lemon

Frosting

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup butter, softened
2
cups powdered sugar
1
tablespoon Limoncello

Garnish

Lemon slices

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. In large bowl, beat cupcake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  • 2 Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter on medium speed until light and fluffy. On low speed, beat in powdered sugar and Limoncello until mixed; beat on medium speed until fluffy. Frost cupcakes, mounding and swirling frosting in center.
  • 4 Garnish with lemon slices if desired. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

For more lemon flavor, fill centers of baked cupcakes with a dollop of lemon curd.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
126.8
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8.2g
13%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Cholesterol
15.5mg
5%
Sodium
38.0mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
11.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.0g
0%
Sugars
11.1g
Protein
0.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0.50%
0%
Calcium
1.10%
1%
Iron
0.30%
0%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Rate and Comment

© 2015 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved

close