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Shirley Temple Cupcake

Make your favorite nostalgic kid's soda drink into a yummy cupcake with this Shirley Temple Cupcake recipe and don't forget to put a cherry on top. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 7up, Cupcakes, Party, Soda, Sprite
Servings: 24 Cupcakes
Calories: 348kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter unsalted sweet cream, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp lime extract or extract
  • 2 cups Maraschino Syrup

Topping and Icing

  • 24 maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup butter unsalted, softened
  • 3 cups powder sugar
  • 1 tsp lime extract
  • 3 tbsp whipping cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Set up your cupcake pan with liners
  • Using a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a separate large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer or Kitchenaid on medium to high for 30 seconds.
  • Now add sugar, vanilla, lime zest and extract to the butter and beat until combined.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Alternate, the flour mixture and milk to butter mixture, beating on low speed until everything is well mixed together
  • Fill the cupcake pan liners 2/3 with cake batter
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Remove cupcakes from pan and allow to cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes before dipping into the cherry juice.

Nutrition

Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 0.7mg