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Lemonade Cupcakes

lemonade cupcakes Dessert
Lemonade Cupcakes
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Enjoy a citrusy twist on regular cupcakes made with Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix – perfect for dessert.

Updated May 2, 2013
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1
    box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ lemon cake mix
  • 3/4
    cup water
  • 1/2
    cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4
    cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3
    eggs

Frosting

  • 1/4
    cup presweetened lemonade flavor drink mix
  • 3
    tablespoons water
  • 1/2
    cup butter, softened
  • 2
    tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1
    box (16 oz) powdered sugar
  • 2
    drops yellow food color

Garnish, if desired

  • Lemon slice gummy candies
  • 24
    small drinking straws

Steps

  • 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 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir lemonade mix and 3 tablespoons water until mix is dissolved. In large bowl, beat butter, whipping cream and lemonade mixture with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes or until creamy. On low speed, gradually beat in powdered sugar and food color until blended. Frost cupcakes. Garnish with gummy candies and straws.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
0%
Saturated Fat
4g
0%
Sodium
180mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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