I love strawberry margaritas! I just can’t help but smile when I look at these. And I’m sure you’ll be smiling too, once you make them. Are you grinning in anticipation of that first bite yet?
Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes
This recipe makes 12-18 cupcakes.
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- measuring cups
- measuring spoons
- mixing bowl
- cupcake pan
- cupcake liners
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 stick unsalted sweet cream butter softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cups lime juice
- 1 Tbsp Tequila
- 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1/4 cup finely chopped strawberries
- 2 tsp strawberry flavoring
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Sift all-purpose flour into a mixing bowl.
Add baking powder, baking soda and salt to the flour and whisk. Place to the side.
Add all wet ingredients, including strawberries, in a large mixing bowl for 2 minutes until thoroughly blended.
Now combine the two mixes together and mix well so that they are all combined
Place cupcake liners into the cupcake pan and then fill each cupcake liner ¾ full with cake mixture.
Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted the center cupcake comes out clean, about 21 minutes.
Remove from oven and allow to cool several minutes.
Once cooled, poke holes into the cupcake and brush tequila over the top using a BBQ sauce brush, or you can dip the top of the cupcake into a bowl of tequila.
- 1 cup softened sweet cream butter unsalted
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1 Cap full of tequila
Add in powdered sugar, butter, 1 cap full of tequila and lime juice all at once into a standing mixer.
Mix, starting on low speed and increasing to medium speed slowly.
Continue to mix till the frosting is light and fluffy.
Frost cooled cupcakes and top with a strawberry and lime slice.