Cherry Limeade Cupcakes - Real Talk Moms

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 These Cherry Limeade Cupcakes taste like a dream with bright flavours - everyone will be asking for your cupcake recipe!

Cherry Limeade Cupcakes

Ingredients

1 1/2  cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 C sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 large egg
2 large egg whites
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 C buttermilk
1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

Directions

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.
In the bowl of an electric stand mixer using a paddle, whip together butter, sugar until pale and fluffy

Mix in egg, then the egg whites one at a time, add in the vanilla with 2nd egg white.

In the liquid measuring cup add buttermilk,and lime juice whisk together

Begin to mix all ingredients together by  adding 1/3 of the flour mixture alternating with 1/2 of the buttermilk mixture and mixing just until combined after each addition.

Fill 12 paper lined muffin cups only to 3/4 full so you may get more than 12

Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted the center cupcake comes out clean, about 18 – 20 minutes.

Remove from oven and allow to cool several minutes

 

Frosting Ingredients

3/4 C butter unsalted
5  C powdered sugar
Few drops red food coloring
3 Tbsp maraschino cherry juice
12 maraschino cherries, lime slices

 

Frosting Directions

Chill the bowl of an electric stand mixer. Using the paddle attachment, whip butter until pale and fluffy.

Add in 1/4 cup powdered sugar, maraschino cherry juice and red food coloring.

Set on low speed, add remaining cups powdered sugar.

Increase mixer to medium and whip until light and fluffy.

Frost cooled cupcakes, then decorate with a maraschino cherry and lime slice

 

 

 

Cherry Limeade Cupcakes
 
Ingredients
  • Cupcake:
  • 1½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 C sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg whites
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅓ C buttermilk
  • 1½ Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Frosting:
  • ¾ C butter unsalted
  • 5 C powdered sugar
  • Few drops red food coloring
  • 3 Tbsp maraschino cherry juice
  • 12 maraschino cherries, lime slices
Instructions
  1. Cupcake:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Sift all-purpose flour into a mixing bowl.
  4. Add baking powder, baking soda and salt to the flour and whisk place to the side.
  5. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer using a paddle, whip together butter, sugar until pale and fluffy
  6. Mix in egg, then the egg whites one at a time, add in the vanilla with 2nd egg white.
  7. In the liquid measuring cup add buttermilk,and lime juice whisk together
  8. Begin to mix all ingredients together by adding ⅓ of the flour mixture alternating with ½ of the buttermilk mixture and mixing just until combined after each addition.
  9. Fill 12 paper lined muffin cups only to ¾ full so you may get more than 12
  10. Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted the center cupcake comes out clean, about 18 - 20 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool several minutes
  12. Frosting:
  13. Chill the bowl of an electric stand mixer. Using the paddle attachment, whip butter until pale and fluffy.
  14. Add in ¼ cup powdered sugar, maraschino cherry juice and red food coloring.
  15. Set on low speed, add remaining cups powdered sugar.
  16. Increase mixer to medium and whip until light and fluffy.
  17. Frost cooled cupcakes, then decorate with a maraschino cherry and lime slice
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One comment on “Cherry Limeade Cupcakes

  1. Reply Akaleistar Apr 17,2015 9:51 am

    The cupcakes look really good!

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