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margarita-cupcakes

Lime Buttercream

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

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lime Buttercream
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
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

  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 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.