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Key Lime Cupcakes

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe is quick and easy to make. Contains a hint of lime with a moist cake and smooth cream cheese frosting. A great treat for everyone!"
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Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 215
Original recipe yields 24 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners or spray with cooking spray.
  2. Mix cake mix, water, eggs, and vegetable oil together in a bowl using an electric mixer until batter is smooth, about 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons lime zest, lime juice, and food coloring; mix well. Pour batter into the prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden and a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean, about 18 minutes. Cool cupcakes on a wire rack.
  4. Beat butter and cream cheese together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add 2 tablespoons lime zest and vanilla extract to creamed butter mixture; mix well. Mix confectioners' sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, into creamed butter mixture until frosting is smooth; chill in refrigerator until frosting is thickened, about 30 minutes.
  5. Spread frosting onto each cupcake and top with sprinkles.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 215 calories; 12.9 23.1 2.4 44 184 Full nutrition

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I longed for just a little more lime flavor in the cake itself, so I think I'd add more lime zest or some lime juice, or perhaps both in the future. The frosting is absolutely divine, loaded wi...

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