A sweet little treat for your favorite Leprechaun’s! Key Lime Cupcakes are one of my oldie but goodie recipes and a perfect way to celebrate Saint Patty’s Day. They are super fast to make because you start with your favorite boxed white cake mix. You will have these little cuties made in no time at all!
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Key Lime Cupcakes
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.