Nothing says Summer more than Key lime and citrus.
Here is a delicious cupcake recipe that is fun to make and serve at your next Summer party!
KEY LIME PIE CUPCAKES
1 package lemon cake mix with pudding in the mix
1 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup key lime juice and lime for garnish
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
2 cups whipping cream
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 24 standard muffin cups with paper baking cups.
Combine cake mix, oil, eggs, 1/2 cup key lime juice, water and lime peel in large bowl; whisk 2 minutes. Spoon batter into muffin cups.
Bake 19-23 minutes and then let cupcakes cool completely.
Beat cream in medium bowl with mixer at medium speed for 3-5 minutes or until soft peaks form. Add sugar and remaining 1/4 cup key lime juice; beat at medium speed for 30 seconds or until stiff peaks form. (Do not overbeat or cream will break down.)
Top each cupcake with dollop of whipped cream. Garnish with lime wedges. Serve immediately.
Makes 24 cupcakes