Lime Buttercream

Margarita Cupcakes are slightly tangy and a lot sweet and the perfect way to compliment any festive celebrations!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lime Buttercream
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1/2 c butter softened
  • 4 -5 cups powder sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lime zest
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 3 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. milk or half and half


  1. In a mixer, blend butter, lime zest (make sure it is a very fine grate if you are piping out the frosting), vanilla, and salt until fully combined. Add in powder sugar one cup at a time, alternating with lime juice. If you need more liquid add the milk or half and half to reach your desired consistency