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Lime Buttercream

Margarita Cupcakes are slightly tangy and a lot sweet and the perfect way to complement any festive celebrations!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lime Buttercream
Servings: 8
Author: Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 -5 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk or half and half

Instructions

  • 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 the confectioners' 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.