Monday, October 25, 2010

Cupcake Recipe Of The Week~Margarita Cupcakes

Cupcake Recipe Of The Week~Margarita Cupcakes

My friend Pam over at Party Starters is hosting an its my party...create my party contest!! Pam would love suggestions on cupcake flavors, frostings, toppings, drinks, recipes & decorations. If anyone has any fabulous ideas you can post your presentation on your blog and send her the link! So I thought I would share these fabulous margarita cupcakes!!

Picture and recipe via Fun Stuff Cupcake

Margarita Cupcakes
1 package white cake mix
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Margarita mix, divided
2 eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon grated lime peel, divided juice of 1 lime
2 tablespoons tequila or lime juice
3 cups powdered sugar
1 tablespoon sparkling or granulated sugar
1 tablespoon salt (optional)
green and yellow food coloring
Lime peel strips (optional)

Combine-1 package white cake mix, 3/4 cup Margarita mix, divided, 2 eggs , 1/3 cup vegetable oil, 1/4 cup water, 1 tablespoon grated lime peel, divided juice of 1 lime whisk 2 minutes or until well blended.

Preheat oven to 350 and mix all ingredients, bake for 20 to 25 minutes and let cool.

Combine-tequila, remaining 2 tablespoons margarita mix and 2 teaspoons lime peel in medium bowl.
 Gradually whisk in powered sugar until desired glaze consistency.

Combine sugar and salt in small bowl, add food coloring, until desired shade of green is reached.

Spread glaze over cupcakes, dip edges in sugar-salt mixture, garnish with lime peel strips.

Happy baking, if anyone decides to bake these adorable cupcakes I would love to see pictures


  1. OH MY, these look amazing!!! LOVE the color too!! Thanks so much for sharing Nicole!!

  2. Just when you think you've seen everything...these are fabulous! I don't think I've ever seen cupcakes presented in a glass like this. Totally going to use this for an event!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. my mouth is watering...looks amazing!

  4. Hello, my name is Melissa and I am a member of the Dream Team for 2011. I am stopping by to say hi and let you know that I am now following your blog!