Ingredients

How to make it

  • CUPCAKES
  • Cream together the butter or margarine and 1 cup sugar.
  • Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Separate the eggs.
  • Beat in the egg yolks one at a time, and add the key lime zest.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add these dry ingredients to the egg butter mixture, alternating with 3/4 cup key lime juice.
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff, and fold into the batter.
  • Spoon the batter into paper lined cupcake tins.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees F, or until the cakes test done with a toothpick.
  • This recipe should make about 12-18 cupcakes.
  • Allow to cool before frosting.
  • LIME JELLO SALAD FROSTING
  • In the bowl of a heavy duty stand mixer, beat the cream cheese and butter together on high until smooth.
  • Scrape from the edges of the bowl with a spatula and turn mixer to one of the lowest settings. slowly add the lime gelatin dessert powder, followed by the powdered sugar.
  • The mixture should be dry and crumbly.
  • Turn the mixer speed to high, one step at a time, allowing the mixer to remain at each speed for about 30 seconds or so.
  • Add the pineapple juice one tablespoon at a time.
  • Mixture should come together and fluff up.
  • IF the mixture is still dry, add a tablespoon of HOT water.
  • IF the mixture is too liquidy, add more powdered sugar.
  • Let the mixture rest for about 5 minutes before spreading on the cooled cupcakes.
  • Sprinkle with sprinkles and top with a lime section or a marachino cherry.

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    " It was excellent "
    andiecooks ate it and said...
    pretty pretty!
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    " It was excellent "
    pinkpasta ate it and said...
    I can't wait to make these for my grandson!
    They look and sound so delicious!
    Thanks for sharing a beautiful, 5 fork recipe...
    =)
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    " It was excellent "
    maywest ate it and said...
    i want this now. this sounds so good to me. moist and diffrent. yum.thanks great one.
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    " It was excellent "
    jo_jo_ba ate it and said...
    This looks delicious... can't wait to try it!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    whoa!!!!!!!!1 that is a different way to ice yum!!!! i love key lime too!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    lacrenshaw ate it and said...
    This is really unique! Thanks for sharing, sparow.
    Lorraine
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    " It was excellent "
    leebear ate it and said...
    WOW!WHAT A GREAT AND DIFFERENT RECIPE - THANK YOU SO MUCH - LEEBEAR
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    " It was excellent "
    chefelaine ate it and said...
    Wonderful recipe!! High five, and thanks for sharing it! :+D
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