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 60 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
289
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
196mg
196%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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.