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Mojito Cupcakes

Mojito Cupcakes

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 30

Cook Time : 40

Total Time : 70


Serves 3

  • Maida/apf 2 cups

  • baking pwdr 1/2 tbsp

  • unsalted butter softened 1/2 cups

  • sugar 1 cups

  • eggs 2 nos

  • limes zested & squeezed 2 nos

  • buttermilk 1/2 cups

  • mint essence/extract 2 tsp

  • edible green color 1 pinch

  • Ingredient Image Url for frosting/Lime Whipped Cream: 1 Cup Heavy Cream, chilled 2 Tablespoons Sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 cups

  • For garnish : 1/2 cup chopped strawberries, handful of mint leaves 1/2 cups


  • 01

    Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Line a cupcake pan with paper liners. In a medium bowl, sieve together flour & baking powder. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar with a wirewhisk until combined. blend in the eggs & beat well . add lime juice, lime zest, buttermilk, mint essence & green color. add the flour mixture. Continue beating the mixture for another few minutes to ensure that the batter is thoroughly mixed and well aerated.

  • 02

    pour spoonful of batter in each of the greased cupcake pan & bake for 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in the pan 5-10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

  • 03

    for whipped cream frosting : Using a standing mixer fitted with the balloon whisk attachment, whip the chilled heavy cream on high until it just holds stiff peaks. Slowly sprinkle in the sugar until you reach a thick consistency. Add in the lime juice and whip until combined. chill for few hrs & transfer in a piping bag with a desired nozzle.

  • 04

    frost the cupcakes with the prepared lime whipped cream . garnish with chopped strawberries , mint leaves & serve chilled



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