St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday; why not bake up yummy Key Lime Cupcakes to celebrate. They are packed with amazing flavor, are super simple to make and have a slight green tint to thrill any leprechaun.
Cupcakes have gained epic popularity over the last 5-8 years; this unique treat with built in portion control, provided you can stop at one, is showing no signs of a slowdown!
Join me in the Market Street Cooking School for CUPCAKE BLISS, on April 2nd at 6:30 (first date sold out) and Click CUPCAKE to watch a recent video of me making Blueberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting! ENJOY!!
CUPCAKE BLISS April 2nd 6:30- We will begin with a savory offering, corn cakes stuffed with chicken, cheese, chilies and topped with an avocado, sour cream mousse, yummy! Then we move on to the sweet stuff, starting with perfectly pink Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream Frosting, next we’ll concoct an adult classic, Bourbon Vanilla Bean cupcakes, with Bourbon Buttercream frosting. Scrumptious chocolate cupcakes with a Salted Caramel Buttercream Frosting will wow the group and taste tingly Orange Dream Cupcakes frosted with Homemade Marshmallow Cream Frosting will take you back to childhood! And for the chocolate addict, Killer Chocolate Cupcakes stuffed with rich chocolate ganache and covered in chocolate buttercream frosting. email me or call 972-548-5140 for a reservation.
Key Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
1 white cake mix
1 ¼ cups water
1/3 cup oil
4 egg whites
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice
2 teaspoons lime zest
¾ teaspoon green food coloring
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients in a bowl with an electric mixer. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into 24 lined cupcake pans and bake for 19-23 minutes. Let cupcakes cool completely and frost with key lime frosting.
1 8 ounce cream cheese at room temperature
½ stick of butter softened
5 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoon lime zest
1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
Combine butter and cream cheese in a bowl and beat until smooth, add zest and juice. Slowly add sugar until all is incorporated. Frost cupcakes and garnish with a lime wedge if desired.