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Margarita Cupcakes

Dec-31-2015
Bindiya Sharma
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
12 People
Serves
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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!

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Mexican
  • Blending
  • Baking
  • Chilling
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 12

  1. 200gms Plain flour
  2. 200gms Sugar, powdered
  3. 100gms Unsalted Butter, softened
  4. 2 tsp baking powder
  5. 2 eggs
  6. A pinch of salt
  7. 2 tbsp Tequila
  8. 1/2 cup buttermilk
  9. Juice and zest of 2 limes
  10. 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  11. For the frosting-
  12. 1 cup cream
  13. 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  14. 2 tbsp cream Cheese
  15. 1 cup Icing Sugar(add more if you like it sweeter)
  16. 1 tbsp lime juice
  17. 2 tbsp Tequila
  18. lime wedges, sea salt and extra zest for garnishing

Instructions

  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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