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Lime-mint cupcakes with lime buttercream

Something different than a standerd cupcakes. To cupcakes you can add everything you want. Like these lime mint cupcaks with lime buttercream. A cupcake with a delicous taste en something special on top. Let the taste be a party!

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20 min. preparing
20 min. cooking
2 hour waiting
20 - 24 people

What you need to make your lime-mint cupcakes with lime buttercream:


  • 500 g FunCakes Mix for Cupcakes
  • 100 g FunCakes Mix for Buttercream
  • 375 gram unsalted butter
  • 100 ml water
  • 100 ml whipped cream
  • 5 eggs (approx. 250 gram)
  • 2 tsp vanille extract
  • 3 tsp lime zest (green shell finely grated)
  • 2 tb sour cream
  • handful of mint, finely chopped


  • FunCakes Baking Cups
  • FunCakes decorating bags
  • Wilton - Recipe Right- Muffin Pan
  • WIlton Tip #1M Open Star
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Recipe of Lime-mint cupcakes with lime buttercream


Preheat the oven on 180°C (convection oven 160°C ).


Prepare 500 g FunCakes Mix for Cupcakes as indicated on the package. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla, lime rasp, mint and sour cream to the batter. Mix it all on medium speed. Line the baking cups in a muffin pan and fill them with the batter. Bake the cupcakes in approx. 18 minutes. Let the cupcakes cool down after baking on a cooling grid.


Prepare 100 g FunCakes Mix for Buttercream as indicated on the package.  Add the vanilla, lemon juice and rasp and mix it on medium speed to a light smooth cream.


Beat the whipping cream until it forms soft peaks. Carefully mix the cream with the buttercream using a spatula. Place the tip in a decorating bag and fill this with the cream. Make small swirls on the cupcakes.

Tip! You can decorate the swirls with mint and a slice of lemon. If you don’t like mint you can also use basil.

Just a little while before you can enjoy your cupcakes. Don't forget to share your creation: #funcakesbyme

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