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How to make margarita cupcakes with tequila and lime

From this recipe 6 delicious cupcakes!

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INGREDIENTS

Preheat the oven to 162 C (325 F). Line a standard muffin tin with paper liners and set it aside

Ingredients needed

Ingredients needed

Add sugar and butter to a bowl

Add sugar and butter to a bowl

Beat it together until fluffy, light and pale. You should do this with a electric mixer

Beat it together until fluffy, light and pale. You should do this with a electric mixer

Add the egg and mix it thoroughly

Add the egg and mix it thoroughly

Tequila time!

Tequila time!

Add lime zest and juice, vanilla extract and tequila. Mix until combined.

Add lime zest and juice, vanilla extract and tequila. Mix until combined.

The mixture may start to look curdled at this point, but at the end it will all come back together

Add sifted flour and baking powder

Add sifted flour and baking powder

Add buttermilk

Add buttermilk

Mix it together with a rubber spatula until just incorporated

Mix it together with a rubber spatula until just incorporated

Fill your muffin cups.

Fill your muffin cups.

Bake for 25 minutes

Out of the oven!

Out of the oven!

After 5-10 minutes; Brush the tops of the muffins with tequila. Now let the muffins cool completely before frosting them

After 5-10 minutes; Brush the tops of the muffins with tequila. Now let the muffins cool completely before frosting them

Add butter to a bowl

Add butter to a bowl

Whisk butter for around 5 minutes until all fluffy and like a batter of butter

Whisk butter for around 5 minutes until all fluffy and like a batter of butter

Add icing sugar, tequila and lime juice and mix it together until it looks incorporated and fluffy

Add icing sugar, tequila and lime juice and mix it together until it looks incorporated and fluffy

Frost your cupcakes anyway you want to

Frost your cupcakes anyway you want to

Baked, frost and ready to eat!

Baked, frost and ready to eat!

Garnish with lime zest or a lime wedge for an extra finish

If you want the most of the tequila taste - eat the cupcakes on the same day. But - They can also easily be eaten the day after (if any are left!)

  • For the cupcakes
  • 85.0g Flour
  • 3/4tsp Baking powder
  • 55.0g Butter
  • 115.0g Sugar
  • 1.0 Egg
  • Zest and juice of 0,75 lime
  • 1.0Tbsp Tequila
  • 1/8tsp Vanilla extract
  • 118.0ml Buttermilk
  • To brush the cupcakes
  • 1.0Tbsp Tequila
  • For the tequila-lime frosting
  • 115.0g Butter
  • 0.3l Icing sugar
  • 1/2Tbsp Lime juice
  • 1.0Tbsp Tequila