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Margarita Cupcakes

Rated as 3.7 out of 5 Stars

"Easy and delicious cake made from box mix, soda, and margarita mix. I added some green and yellow food coloring for fun."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 136 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen cupcakes)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Mix cake mix and butter together in a large bowl; add eggs, margarita mix, and egg yolks and stir just until combined. Pour lemon-lime soda into batter and stir until foam is dissolved. Stir tequila into the batter. Pour batter into the prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 136 calories; 6.7 g fat; 16 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g protein; 42 mg cholesterol; 159 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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OMG!! These were the best. I was totally skeptical about how these would turn out, but I soo wanted to enjoy them for National Margarita Day. And they did represent beautifully. They were super ...

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Cupcakes were light and airy.. But no margarita flavor. I didn't think they had a special flavor, they were just really good cupcakes. I made a lemon/lime frosting, which helped. I was pretty di...

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OMG!! These were the best. I was totally skeptical about how these would turn out, but I soo wanted to enjoy them for National Margarita Day. And they did represent beautifully. They were super ...

follow as is ...they are great

Cupcakes were light and airy.. But no margarita flavor. I didn't think they had a special flavor, they were just really good cupcakes. I made a lemon/lime frosting, which helped. I was pretty di...

I used zest of 1 lime, and substitued 1/4 cup lime juice and 1/4 cup margarita mix (instead of all margarita mix) to get more lime flavor. After baking I poked several small holes in the top o...

They were good but did not have enough taste. I also put some lime zest into the batter then after cooked some tequila on top of muffin when cooling. Then used lemon icing put some tequila and l...

I put a little tequila mix in my homemade icing and my so-workers loved them. They were really cute!

At 17 minutes - started browning on top. Texture was a little strange and did not taste like margarita and was bland. Probably won't make again.

The cupcakes were lumpy and flat--and they did not taste like margaritas.

I really really wanted this to be the bomb...it fell short. After tasting the batter before baking I was excited but after it bakes the cupcakes lose the margarita flavor. Note to other bakers...