Who doesn't love cupcakes, right? I can't resist them, and when they are filled with the flavors of pineapple mojito? Oh.My.Word. Can you imagine walking into a party with this deliciousness? And they are not difficult to make, either! I've included the recipe below. Enjoy!
Pineapple Mojito Cupcakes
Ingredients for 12 Cupcakes
3 Eggs (room temp)
1 tea vanilla
¼ cup buttermilk
¼ cup Pineapple Juice
1 ½ cups Flour
1 cup Sugar
1 ½ tea Baking Powder
½ tea Salt
½ cup unsweetened Butter (Room Temp)
Coconut Buttercream Mojito Frosting:
1 C butter (room temp)
5 C powdered sugar
¼ C. Lime juice fresh squeezed
1 Tbsp Mint extract
Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
In a bowl mix together flour, salt and baking powder.
Use another bowl whisk together the buttermilk, pineapple juice
In a third bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy
Add eggs and vanilla extract to the bowl with the butter and beat until well incorporated add to the bowl with the buttermilk and mix until well incorporated
Add half of buttermilk mix with ½ of the flour mix and beat until combined continue until well incorporated
Place the batter in the cupcake liners filling ¾ full
Bake for about 18 minutes
Let cupcakes cool to room temp then frost
Directions for Frosting
Beat butter for 2 minutes on medium speed.
Add in powdered sugar until thick.
Add ¼ Cup Lime juice and Mint extract and mix together
Pipe buttercream onto cooled cupcakes
Add fresh mint leaf to garnish