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Margarita Cupcakes

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  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24
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Bring together Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix and frosting to make these margarita cupcakes – a perfect dessert to treat a crowd.

Ingredients

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) Jell-O™ 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

Directions

  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
289
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
196mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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