Cakes

Key Lime Cupcakes

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These Key Lime Cupcakes have a tart yet sweet cupcake base topped with a cool & creamy frosting. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day or a summer party!

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Cake:
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (cake flour is better if you have it)
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter cut into 8 pieces
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs, room temperature
3 Tbsp key lime juice (fresh squeezed or I used Nellie & Joe's Famous Key West Lime Juice found in the bottled juice aisle at Walmart.)
1 tsp lime zest
1/8 tsp Wilton Leaf Green Food Coloring Paste
3/4 cup skim milk + 2 tsp lime juice (or just 3/4 cup buttermilk if you have it)

Icing:
1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter cut into 8 pieces
8 oz neufchatel cream cheese, room temperature & cut into 8 pieces
1 Tbsp key lime juice
1 tsp lime zest
3 cups powdered sugar
Pre-heat oven to 400*F. Line muffin tins with 15-18 paper liners. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, & salt three times; set aside. Using a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, beat the butter...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
486

Sodium
421mg
17% DV

Fat
32g
49% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

This Easy Pecan Pie recipe is truly one of the quickest and easiest pies you will ever make. The old-fashioned dessert is a Southern classic that's especially perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas. You'll love the balance between the crunchy, flavorful nuts and the gooey, buttery filling. Best of all, this homemade pie comes together in just 10 minutes!

1 unbaked 9 inch pie crust
2 eggs ( slightly beaten )
1 c light corn syrup
1/2 c light brown sugar
1 T all purpose flour
3 T salted butter ( melted and slightly cooled )
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t salt
1 c coarsely chopped pecans ( plus extra pecan halves for top )
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the pie crust in a 9-inch pie plate. Crimp the edges with a fork or use your fingers to flute the edges. Chill the pie shell in the refrigerator for about 10...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
587

Sodium
187mg
7% DV

Fat
23g
36% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
97g
33% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV
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