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  • Ingredients
  • Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes
  • 1 box dry white cake mix
  • 2 .30 oz dry sugar free strawberry jello mix
  • 3/4 cup bottled strawberry margarita mix
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 3 eggs
  • Tequila Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp Tequila
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • zest from 1 lime
  • optional-white sparkling sugar



Step 1

Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes
Preheat oven to 350°
Line cupcake muffin tins with paper cups (20-24)
Beat all cupcake ingredients with an electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds Scrape bowl
Increase mixer speed to medium and mix an additional 2 minutes
Scrape bowl a couple times, as needed
Fill paper liners about ⅔ full
Bake 15-18 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (15 minutes was perfect for me)
Cool 10 minutes in the pan
Remove to rack to cool completely
Tequila Cream Cheese Frosting
Cream together the butter and cream cheese until smooth
Add 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 tbsp of tequila, and beat on medium speed
Add the remaining 1½ cups powdered sugar, 1 tbsp of tequila, lime juice, and lime zest
Beat all ingredients together until smooth
Refrigerate the frosting for 1-2 hours, or until firmer so it is easy to frost the cupcakes

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