MOJITO CUPCAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups self rising flour
  • .25 tsp baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • (aka your basic cupcake recipe)
  • zest of one lime
  • juice of one lime
  • 1 shot of rum
  • 1 tbsp mint (or chop up a handful of fresh mint)
  • Glaze:
  • 3 tbsp rum,
  • 2 tbsp lime,
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar and
  • 1 tsp mint
  • Frosting:
  • 3 tbsp softened butter
  • 1.5 cup powdered sugar
  • a shot of rum
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • some chopped up mint
  • brown sugar to taste/texture

Directions

  • Cake:
  • mix it up, then put it in cupcake wrappers in a tin. bake for 20 minutes at 350
  • Glaze:
  • while that's going on mix 3 tbsp rum, 2 tbsp lime, 2 tbsp brown sugar and a tsp mint together in a saucepan and simmer it for 5 minutes.
  • when the cupcakes come out, poke a few holes in the top and then pour a tsp or so of the syrup into the holes. (if you're feeling really wacky, also pour a bit of rum in the holes).
  • Frosting:
  • mix it up.

Notes

My friends and I had an "iron alcohol party" where everything you brought had to have alchol as an ingredient. After two attempts, i have successfuly made a mojito cupcake that i like.

Categories: Cupcakes  Dessert 

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