Key Lime Cupcakes
1 cup flour
¾ cup self rising flour
1 stick unsalted butter @ room temp
1 ¼ cup sugar
2 Lg. eggs
2 ½ tbs.fresh squeezed lime juice
1 tbs.finely grated lime peel
¼ tsp. neon green food coloring
¾ cup buttermilk
1 8 oz cream cheese @ room temp
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 stick butter @ room temp
1 tbs. finely grated lime peel
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
Pre-heat oven to 350', Line standard cupcake pan, or mini man w/ liners.
-In regular bowl add both flours together,blend.
--In lg. bowl beat butter til soft add sugar, beat in both eggs 1 at a time .Beat in next 3 ingredients.
Batter may look currdeled. Add some flour, then ½ buttermilk,more flour,remaining milk, then rest of flour.
Pour into pan, bake for 20 minutes for regular pan, 12-14 min for mini. Or until toothpick comes clean.
~TIP: to have this go alittle faster, prepare all items before you begin, e.g; grate lime peel, squeeze limes, and make sure to set butter and cream cheese out atleast 1 hour prior.
-In lg. bowl add all ingredients and mix until smooth,let cupcakes cool completely, then frost.