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Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24
Bring together Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ lemon cake mix and frosting to make these margarita cupcakes – a perfect dessert to treat a crowd.
Updated April 12, 2016
Make With
Make With
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ 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

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 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
289
Total Fat
13g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
196mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
2g
% 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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