These deliciously tasteful Tequila Lime Cupcakes will have you dreaming of eating them on a beach in Puerto Vallarta with your favorite sunglasses and summer body, while sipping on your Dulce Vida cocktail. Remember, we're dreaming here! The summer body will come later.

I'm not a big drinker, well to be completely honest, I'm not a drinker at all. Alcohol always seemed to taste like medicine to me. So its funny that I ended up becoming the alcohol infused cupcake queen. All though I do like my alcohol infused cupcakes, tequila being one of my favorites. Pretty much the only way alcohol will ever

touch my lips.

The cake in these cupcakes are not your ordinary cake. I added in a little, well a lot of Tequila Lime to the batter for that extra kick, once you bite into these mouth-watering delights. The frosting is your basic vanilla buttercream, but instead of the vanilla, you just add Tequila. Its that simple and just as tasty as your imagining right now. Add a lime to the top and devour.


Dulce Vida Tequila Lime Cake:

3/4 (1 1/2 sticks) salted butter

1 3/4 cups cake flour

1 cup whole milk

6 egg whites

1 teaspoon almond extract

3 teaspoons vanilla

4 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon of salt

Dulce Vida Tequila Lime Frosting:

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

3 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons Dulce Vida Tequila Lime

1 tablespoon heavy cream


Dulce Vida Tequila Lime Cake:

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare cupcake dish by lining with cupcake wrappers.

This recipe makes 1 dozen jumbo size cupcakes.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Set aside.

3. Using a mixer, cream butter, milk, almond extract and vanilla extract on med

high until fluffy.

4. Alternate adding flour mixture to wet ingredients until completely


5. Bake for 16 to 20 minutes depending on your oven. Insert a toothpick into the

center and make sure that the toothpick comes out mostly clean.

6. Place cupcakes on wire rack to cool for 15 mins then we are ready to frost.

Dulce Vida Tequila Lime Frosting:

1. In a large mixing bowl, add your butter and mix with your mixer until somewhat


2. Next add your powdered sugar, tequila and heavy cream. mix until it forms a

cream like texture that's great for piping (if you choose to pipe it onto your

cupcakes or just smooth it on with the back of a spoon if you like).

3. Add your sliced lime and dive in.

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