Margarita Cupcakes

30 Aug

Margarita Cupcakes Recipe from Betty Crocker:


  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup gold tequila or water
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 box (4-serving size) lime-flavored gelatin


  • 2 containers (12 oz each) Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
  • 1 teaspoon electric green gel food color


  • 1/4 cup coarse white sugar or white decorator sugar crystals
  • 24 thin lime slices (about 3 limes)
  • 24 cocktail umbrellas


1.Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.

2.In large bowl, beat all cupcake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.

3.Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 Minutes; remove cupcakes from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely.

4.In medium bowl, mix frosting and food color until blended. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle sugar on small plate; roll edges of cupcakes in sugar. Cut small slit in lime slices; twist and place on cupcakes. Poke 1 umbrella into each cupcake. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.


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