{Key Lime Cupcakes}

I have had a major obsession with Key Lime things lately. So of course I had to make cupcakes. I was really sad to find that I didn’t have any graham crackers on hand for the frosting so I did leave that part out, they were still amazing, but next time I will be sure to make it with those folded into the frosting. Mmmm

1 1/2 cups cake flour
2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
3/4 cup key lime juice

In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a medium size bowl, cream the better and sugar till fluffy. Mix in eggs one at a time. Mix in sweetened condensed milk and lime juice. Mix all together until well combined. 
Divide evenly between 12 cupcake liners. The batter will be runny which is normal. 
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until cupcakes bounce back when touched lightly. The center will still be a little wet which will solidify as it cools off. 


1/4 cup butter, room temp
8oz cream cheese, room temp
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1 1/3 cup finely crushed graham crackers

In a large bowl, mix butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Mix in the powdered sugar a little at a time. Mix in the vanilla. Fold in the graham crackers. Pipe or spread onto cooled cupcakes

Recipe Source: Cupcake Project


  1. These look so delicious! I'm a huge fan of key lime and I can't wait to try these out! One question I don't know if I have ever seen cake flour before do u have to use this or can u substitute for another kind? If not is it relatively easy to find in most stores? Thanks for sharing

  2. Thanks for your comment! Yes cake flour is right by the regular flour on a shelf. It's in a box. I have never tried to make these with anything but cake flour, and you can also use it in many other desserts.

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