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Margarita Cupcakes Recipe


They?re the toast of the party! Margarita Cupcakes include real Margarita Mix and lime zest in the batter to really kick up your dessert.
Makes: 24 cupcakes. Each cupcake serves 1.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line standard muffin pan with baking cups.

Step 2

In large bowl, combine cake mix, Margarita mix, egg whites and vegetable oil using electric mixer. Stir in lime zest; mix completely. Fill prepared pans 2/3 full.

Step 3

Bake 22-24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean.

Step 4

Cool in pan on cooling rack 5-8 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pan; cool completely.

Step 5

Frost cooled cupcakes with icing and garnish, if desired, with a strawberry and/or lime twist.

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1 pkg (18.25 ounces) white cake mix ((no pudding in the mix))

1 can (10 ounces) frozen Margarita mix (thawed (undiluted))

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 tablespoon lime zest (grated)

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Margarita Cupcakes is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I haven't made these yet but they sound perfect to serve when it's my turn to host "girls night" The recipe sounds delicious and I think doctoring the cake mix could not be any easier. I love the idea posted earlier about rolling the edges in sugar!
Date published: 2011-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These were SOO good! I was soo impressed with them. They were light & fluffy... I topped them with the lime buttercream. I 'borrowed' an idea from someone else & put in a cut bendy straw, & a gummy lime candy. They were a HUGE hit. I was happy to see that this recipe ACTUALLY made 24 cupcakes! I used the duncan hines brand (this might be wilton recommended, I am not sure- but there was a reference to it, on the box.??).
Date published: 2011-06-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to follow instructions - fantastic cupcakes. Everyone that tried them loved them - I know I'll be making them again
Date published: 2011-05-15
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