Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes
Adapted from A Cup Full of Cake
By Erin at Dinners, Dishes and Desserts

1/4 cup margarita mix
1 cup milk
3 egg whites
1/4 cup canola oil
2 tsp tequila
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup sugar
1 1/3 cups flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

In large bowl, mix together margarita mix, milk, egg whites, oil, tequila, vanilla and sugar together.

In a small bowl mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.  Add to liquids and stir until just combined.  Divide evenly into 12 muffin tins. 

Bake at 350 degrees for 18 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly pressed. 

Turn onto wire rack to cool completely before frosting.

Lime Frosting
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 tbls milk
3 tbls margarita mix
1 tbls tequila (optional)
2 cups powdered sugar
lime zest (optional)

Cream everything together.  Add in more sugar or milk to make the frosting spreadable.   Frost cupcakes and Enjoy!