Key Lime Cupcakes with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Key Lime Cupcakes with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Ingredients for cupcakes:

1 box white cake mix

1 3oz box of lime jello

1 cup vegetable oil

1/3 cup water

4 eggs

1/3 cup key lime juice

1 cup graham cracker crumbs


Ingredients for key lime cream cheese icing:

1 stick unsalted butter

8 oz of cream cheese

3 Tbsp key lime juice

2 cups powdered sugar

graham cracker crumbs and key lime wedges for garnish


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.

Sprinkle a spoonful of graham cracker crumbs into bottom of each liner.

In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, lime jello, vegetable oil, water, eggs and key lime juice.  Beat for 30 seconds on high.  Then, blend on medium speed for 2 minutes.  Pour into cupcake liners, about 2/3 full.  Bake 15-18 minutes.  Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.


For icing, blend all ingredients together.  Frost cupcakes when cool and sprinkle on a bit of the graham cracker crumbs.  Place a key lime wedge on top.


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