MARGARITA CUPCAKES LIME BUTTERCREAM ICING

 

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Ingredients

  • Lime Buttercream Icing
  • 3 cups + 3 Tbsp confectioner's sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar (optional)
  • green food color (optional)

Directions

  • Add the butter, confectioner's sugar, salt, and lime juice to the stand mixer and mix on low using the paddle attachment until combined. Turn the speed to med-high until the icing is fluffy. Add the icing to a pastry bag fitted with a 2D tip and ice the cupcakes.
  • Optional - Add the sugar and a couple drops of the food coloring to a food processor. Process until the sugar turns green. Spread the sugar onto a plate and let dry for 15 minutes. Sprinkle onto freshly-iced cupcakes and enjoy!
  • An original recipe from Confections of a Foodie Bride

Notes

Categories: Frosting 
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