Limes, brown sugar, a shot of cachaça – does that sound familiar? Sure, that’s a caipirinha! We’ll have a round for everyone today, but no cocktails, we are talking about cupcakes.
- 150g flour
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 pinch of salt
- 60g butter
- 130g brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 tbsp. lime juice
- 1 tsp. lime abrasion
- 150ml milk
- 1 tbsp. Cachaça
- green food coloring
- 300g cream cheese
- 200g mascarpone
- 100g powdered sugar
- 3-4 tbsp. lime juice
- lime slices & zest to decorate
Mix flour, baking powder & salt in a bowl.
In a second bowl, mix the sugar and butter until fluffy, add the egg and stir for about 2 minutes. Next, stir in cachaça, lime juice & green food coloring, half of the flour mixture, then the milk and finally stir in the remaining flour quickly, just until everything is well mixed.
Fill the muffin cups 3/4 with the cake mixture & bake in the lower third of the oven for about 20 minutes.
After baking, let the muffins cool down for a few minutes.
Mix 300g cream cheese with 200g mascarpone & 100g powdered sugar to a cream, stir in lime juice, fill in a icing bag & spray onto the cupcakes.
Decorate with lime slices and / or zest as desired.