Summer food and drink is marked by two quintessential things: delicious fare and margaritas. If you’re feeling bold, combine the two. How about margarita-flavored cupcakes. Now don’t click out of this page just yet… these sweet bites incorporate the citrus and tequila flavors of the classic margarita seamlessly.
To create, begin by whipping up your favorite white cake batter. Your grandma’s secret recipe is usually a good start. Now here is the twist. Add 9 ounces of margarita mixer, 3 ounces of tequila, and a dash of lime zest to the white cake mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
For the icing, enhance your basic buttercream icing with 3 teaspoons of lime juice, a dash of salt, and a teaspoon of lime zest. Finish off each cupcake with a lime garnish & some mint sprigs. These petite treats are great after carne asada quesadillas, or even as afternoon picnic finger food.