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Mojito Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Icing

Who doesn’t love a great Mojito with a sprig of fresh mint and lime squeezed into it? So refreshing and delicious! Now…imagine that all wrapped up into these mojito cupcakes.

These cream cheese based cupcakes are what’s so wonderfully perfect and delicious about life.

Cinco De Mayo is on the way and what better way to celebrate than with these BOOZY Mojito Cupcakes with Cheesecake frosting? Sweet, sour and oh so good – watch out because consuming too many can make you feel a bit tipsy!

Before you get going on these delicious cupcakes, if you are looking for more Boozy recipes, check out more here.

Mojito Cheesecake Cupcakes

Ingredients For Mojito Cupcakes:

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime peel
  • ¼ cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup crumbled graham crackermojito cupcakes on a white doily

Ingredients For Frosting:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 oz White rum
  • 1/2 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon mint extract

Ingredients For Topping:

  • Very thin slices of lime
  • mint sprigs
  • curls of almond bark

How To Make Mojito Cupcakes:

For Cupcakes:

Preheat oven to 350° and place paper baking cups into 24 regular-sized muffin cups.

Press about a tablespoon or two of graham cracker into each cup…just enough to cover the bottom.

In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

In a large bowl, cream sugar, butter, and eggs.

Next, add lime juice, then peel.

On a low speed, blend in cream cheese.

Next, alternate blending in dry mixture and buttermilk.

Pour mojito cupcake mixture into each paper baking cup on top of the graham cracker. Fill up about 2/3 full, and then bake for 20-25 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool thoroughly before frosting.

mojito cupcakes with limes

For Frosting:

In a large bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese.

Then you want to slowly add sugar, then once combined, add lime, mint, vanilla and white rum.

Note: If your frosting is too runny, add a little more powdered sugar.

Topping:

Top the mojito cupcakes with a slice of lime, a sprig of mint, and an almond bark curl.

mojito cupcake on a cupcake wrapper

Mojito Cheesecake Cupcakes

Mojito Cheesecake Cupcakes

Boozy Mojito Cheesecake Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime peel
  • ¼ cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup crumbled graham cracker

Ingredients For Frosting:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 oz White rum
  • 1/2 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon mint extract

ngredients For Topping:

  • Very thin slices of lime
  • mint sprigs
  • curls of almond bark

Instructions

For Cupcakes:

Preheat oven to 350° and place paper baking cups into 24 regular-sized muffin cups.

Press about a tablespoon or two of graham cracker into each cup…just enough to cover the bottom.

In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

In a large bowl, cream sugar, butter, and eggs.

Next, add lime juice, then peel.

On a low speed, blend in cream cheese.

Next, alternate blending in dry mixture and buttermilk.

Pour cupcake mix into each paper baking cup on top of the graham cracker up about 2/3 full and bake for 20-25 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool thoroughly before frosting.

For Frosting:

In a large bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese.

Slowly add sugar, then once combined, add lime, mint, vanilla and white rum.

Note: If your frosting is too runny, add a little more sugar.

Topping:

Top cupcakes with a slice of lime, a sprig of mint, and an almond bark curl.

 

These are The Best Mojito Cupcakes You’ll Ever Make!

These are almost like individual mojito cheesecakes, but they’re made with a fabulous cupcake base. The cream cheese frosting on these mojito cupcakes is what really brings them to life!

Of course, what’s a mojito without lime and mint? Uhm…nothing! That’s what it is. That’s why they’re a must to garnish them! Plus it makes these cupcakes look super adorable.

Don’t like mojito cupcakes? Fine. Then you can totally make these amazing and sinfully delicious Starbuck’s Mocha Cupcakes. I can eat these all day!

oreo cupcakes with mojito cupcakes next to it

More Cupcakes that you’ll love over and over

If you could eat a cupcake every day, what type of cupcake would that be?? You know how nosey I am, so I’m totally interested in knowing what you love!

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