St. Patricks Day Lime Cream Cupcakes
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Celebrate the luck of the Irish with these lime cream cupcakes. These cupcakes come together super quick and easy, they are light and fluffy and pop with a zingy citrus flavour. If you are looking for something to help get you in the St. “Patty’s Day” spirit, whipping up a batch of these cupcakes will be a fun and yummy way of doing so. Perfect for a school party, or perhaps a neighbourhood Irish féasta, a plate of these festive cupcakes will be a firm favourite.

Method

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar using an electric beater until light and fluffy.
  2. Now beat in eggs, one at a time.
  3. Add the lime peel and vanilla; mix well.
  4. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream (batter will be thick).
  5. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups with 1/4 cup of batter.
  6. Bake at 180C for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the centre comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  8. For frosting, cream butter and sugar in small mixing bowl. Add lime juice, vanilla, lime peel, milk and food colouring; beat until smooth.
  9. Frost cupcakes and serve.

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