Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes

Bring together Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix and frosting to make these margarita cupcakes – a perfect dessert to treat a crowd. By Betty Crocker Kitchens
Prep 1 Hours
Total 2 Hours 5 Minutes

Ingredient List

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ lemon cake mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup gold tequila or water
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 box (4-serving size) lime-flavored
  • Gelatin
  • 2 containers (12 oz each) Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
  • 1 teaspoon electric green gel food color
  • 1/4 cup coarse white sugar or white decorator sugar crystals
  • 1/4 cup coarse white sugar or white decorator sugar crystals
  • 24 cocktail umbrellas
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. In large bowl, beat all cupcake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  3. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 Minutes; remove cupcakes from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  4. In medium bowl, mix frosting and food color until blended. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle sugar on small plate; roll edges of cupcakes in sugar. Cut small slit in lime slices; twist and place on cupcakes. Poke 1 umbrella into each cupcake. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.


Calories289,Total Fat13g(Saturated Fat3g,),Sodium196mgTotal Carbohydrate40g(Dietary Fiber0g),Protein2g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A0%;Vitamin C0%;Calcium0%;Iron0%; Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:2 1/2 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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