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Florda's Key Lime Yummy Cupcakes


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Serves 12 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

CUPCAKES
1 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup self-rising flour
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 1/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoon finely grated lime peel
neon-green food coloring
3/4 cup buttermilk
FROSTING
1 8-oz package cream cheese, room temperature
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 tablespoon finely grated lime peel
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Neon food coloring if you want


PREPARATION


CUPCAKES


Preheat oven to 350°F.


Line standard muffin pan with 12 paper liners.


Whisk both flours in medium bowl. Beat butter in large bowl until smooth. Add sugar; beat to blend. Beat in eggs 1 at a time, then next 3 ingredients (batter may look curdled). Beat in flour mixture in 3 additions alternately with buttermilk in 2 additions. Spoon scant 1/3 cup batter into each liner.


Bake cupcakes until tester inserted into center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool.


FROSTING


Beat all ingredients in medium bowl until smooth. Spread over cupcakes.


Pairs Well With


Notes

Modified from a recipe I found in a Magazine

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