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Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes

March 26, 2014 by Amanda Willis
 
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Pass the Tequila!

We must admit, we are loving the idea of boozy cupcakes! An adult version of a childhood favorite, recipes that include actual alcohol in both the cake and the frosting… see how make these yummy treats, below!

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Margarita Cupcakes (TheSistersSoiree.com)

Birthdays go hand and hand with baked goods, so when a good friend of ours celebrated her special day recently, I decided to bring an adult version of cupcakes to the party, thus the strawberry margarita cupcakes were born!

As always, I love quick and easy recipes so playing around with box mix, daiquiri mixers…and tequila of course, I found the perfect combo.

Strawberry Margarita Cupcake Recipe

  • 1 box of white cake mix
  • 1 cup of strawberry margarita/daiquiri mix
  • 1/2 cup of tequila
  • 3 eggs

Strawberry Margarita Frosting Recipe

  • 2 sticks softened unsalted butter
  • 4 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp  strawberry margarita/daiquiri mix
  • 1 Tbsp tequila
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Fresh Lime Zest and Sprinkles to decorate (TheSistersSoiree.com)

The frosting comes out a soft pink color, so if needed, add a drop or two of red food coloring in the frosting for a bright pink color. I added fresh lime zest on top with nonpareils sprinkles for a fun decorative touch. Then I finished each cupcake with a lime wedge and a paper straw that I cut to fit in each cake. So cute!

They were a total hit at our adult birthday party. Which leaves us wondering what else can we do with booze and cupcakes? Comso? Pina Colada? Fireball? Anything is possible, stay tuned!

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Pairs well with tequila shots and salt! (TheSistersSoiree.com)

 


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