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Recipe

Tequila Sunrise Cupcakes Recipe

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 12-14 Cupcakes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These Tequila Sunrise Cupcakes are fun, fruity, and spiked to resemble a favorite cocktail of mine! They have the perfect mix of orange, grenadine and tequila flavors!


Ingredients

CUPCAKES

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tablespoon finely grated orange zest
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons tequila
  • 2 tablespoons milk

FROSTING

  • 3/4 cup salted butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 5 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon tequila
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 5 teaspoons grenadine
  • orange icing color, optional
  • 1214 cherries, optional
  • 1214 quarter slices of orange, optional

Instructions

Head over to The Cake Blog for the full recipe and instructions.


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