Cosmopolitan Cupcakes Recipe

Cosmopolitan Cupcakes
Cosmopolitan Cupcakes
Cosmopolitan cupcakes for the perfect girls night in.

Cupcake recipe

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Cake ingredients

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c self rising flour
  • ¼ c Cointreau
  • 2 tbs cranberry juice
  • 1 lime, juiced

Frosting ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 c powdered sugar
  • 3 tbs cranberry juice
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 12 capacity muffin tin or line the holes with paper cases.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar together in a large bowl until the mixture is pale and creamy.
  3. Add one egg at a time to the butter mixture and beat for about a minute for each.
  4. Add about half of the flour and stir or beat it in gently.
  5. Add the Cointreau, cranberry juice and lime juice and stir or beat in gently until just combined.
  6. Add the remaining flour, ensuring to not over beat the mixture.
  7. Pour the mixture evenly among the prepared tins.
  8. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  9. To make the frosting, cream the butter until pale and creamy.
  10. While beating on a low speed, add about half the powdered sugar, the cranberry juice and the salt. Mix until light and fluffy.
  11. Continue to add more powdered sugar to achieve the taste and texture you desire.
  12. Pipe the frosting onto the fully cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.