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Cosmopolitan Cupcakes

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Cosmopolitan Cupcakes
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24
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Girls night out just got a lot sweeter thanks to our non-alcoholic Cosmopolitan Cupcakes made with cosmopolitan drink mix and Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ vanilla cake mix.
By Angie McGowan
Updated May 17, 2022

Ingredients

Cake

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 stick, or 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 lb. (about 4 cups) powdered sugar
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons Cosmopolitan Drink Mix (without alcohol)
  • a few drops of red food coloring

Steps

  • 1
    Cake
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350°. Combine Betty Crocker Super Moist™ Vanilla Cake Mix, 1/2 cup oil and 1 cup Cosmopolitan Drink Mix in stand mixer or large mixing bowl. Add eggs. Use a hand mixer or stand mixer and beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Then turn mixer to medium speed for 1 minute.
  • 3
    Fill each cupcake liner in cupcake pan 2/3 full. Bake cupcakes at 350° for 21 - 26 minutes. Check cupcakes for doneness by inserting a toothpick into the center of one. Toothpick should be clean when pulled out if cupcakes are done.
  • 4
    Let cupcakes cool completely before frosting.
  • 5
    Frosting
  • 6
    Combine butter and shortening in in stand mixer or large mixing bowl. Use a hand mixer or stand mixer to cream butter and shortening on high speed for 3 minutes or until light in color.
  • 7
    Add powdered sugar to mixing bowl. Mix on low speed for 30 seconds. Then turn to medium speed for 1 minute, or until sugar is incorporated.
  • 8
    Add 2 - 3 tablespoons Cosmopolitan Drink Mix to frosting. Mix on high until light and fluffy. Add a few drops of food coloring and mix on high again until the desired color is achieved.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If frosting is too thick, add a little more Cosmopolitan Drink Mix to thin it out.
  • tip 2
    For perfectly frosted cupcakes, like the ones shown in the picture, use a 1mm open star tip and a pastry bag.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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