Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes

Bring together Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix and frosting to make these margarita cupcakes – a perfect dessert to treat a crowd.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

2:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

servings

Cupcakes
1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/2
cup gold tequila or water
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
3
eggs
1
box (4-serving size) lime-flavored gelatin
Frosting
2
containers (12 oz each) Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
1
teaspoon electric green gel food color
Decoration
1/4
cup coarse white sugar or white decorator sugar crystals
24
thin lime slices (about 3 limes)
24
cocktail umbrellas
  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. In large bowl, beat all cupcake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  3. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 Minutes; remove cupcakes from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  4. In medium bowl, mix frosting and food color until blended. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle sugar on small plate; roll edges of cupcakes in sugar. Cut small slit in lime slices; twist and place on cupcakes. Poke 1 umbrella into each cupcake. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.
Makes 24 servings (1 cupcake)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 289
    • Total Fat 13g
      • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
    • Sodium 196mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 40g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 2 1/2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.