Margarita Cupcakes | How to make Margarita Cupcakes

By Bindiya Sharma  |  31st Dec 2015  |  
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About Margarita Cupcakes Recipe

Super-delicious, fun, lemony, and buttery at the same time..with the taste of tequila in every bite!

Margarita Cupcakes, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Margarita Cupcakes by Bindiya Sharma will definitely help you in its preparation. The Margarita Cupcakes can be prepared within 30 minutes. The time taken for cooking Margarita Cupcakes is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 12 people. The recipe details out how to make Margarita Cupcakes step by step. The detailed explanation makes Margarita Cupcakes so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Margarita Cupcakes can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Margarita Cupcakes from BetterButter.

Margarita Cupcakes

Ingredients to make Margarita Cupcakes

  • 200gms Plain flour
  • 200gms sugar, powdered
  • 100gms Unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp Tequila
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Juice and zest of 2 limes
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • For the frosting-
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp cream Cheese
  • 1 cup Icing sugar(add more if you like it sweeter)
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp Tequila
  • Lime wedges, sea salt and extra zest for garnishing

How to make Margarita Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 180 deg. C.Line muffin tray with liners and keep aside.
  2. Beat the sugar and butter together till fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs.
  4. Sieve flour with the baking powder and salt and keep aside.
  5. Add in the zest, lemon juice, vanilla and tequila to the butter-egg mixture, beat well.
  6. Now add in the flour and buttermilk, beat the mixture at low speed till smooth and creamy.
  7. Spoon onto muffin liners and bake for 20-30 minutes till golden.
  8. Let cool completely before frosting.
  9. For the frosting- Whip the cream with the sugar till soft peaks form, now slowly add in the soft butter, cream cheese, tequila and lemon juice. Whip till stiff peaks form. Taste and adjust sugar.
  10. Frost cupcakes and garnish with lime zest and a sprinkling of salt and a lime wedge.

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