Raspberry Lime Cupcake Recipe

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Raspberry Lime Cupcake Recipe


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  • Cupcake Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 C Buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Lime zest


  • 3/4 C butter unsalted
  • 5 C powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp Raspberry Jam
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


Cupcake Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift all-purpose flour into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add baking powder, baking soda and salt to the flour and whisk place to the side.
  4. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer using a paddle, whip together butter, sugar until pale and fluffy
  5. Mix in egg, one at a time, add in the vanilla and mix
  6. In the liquid measuring cup add buttermilk,and Lime Juice, and Lime zest mix all together
  7. Mix all ingredients together by adding 1/3 of the flour mixture then add 1/2 of the buttermilk mixture and mix until it’s all mixed together.
  8. Fill 12 paper lined muffin cups only to 3/4 full so you may get more than 12
  9. Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted the center cupcake comes out clean, about 18 – 20 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and allow to cool several minutes

Frosting Directions

  1. Chill the bowl of an electric stand mixer. Using the paddle attachment, whip butter until pale and fluffy.
  2. Add in powdered sugar, butter, Jam and lemon juice all at once
  3. Set on Low speed and mix increasing to Med. slowly
  4. Continue to mix till the frosting is light and fluffy.
  5. Frost cooled cupcakes and top with a Raspberry