Key Lime Vegetarian Cupcakes

Key Lime Cupcakes
15th May 2018

Key Lime Cupcakes

In honour of  National Vegetarian Week and the start of Summer adventures, we have a delicious refreshing vegetarian cupcake recipe to share with you.

for the cake

  • 125g Caster Sugar
  • 125g Softened Butter
  • 125g Self-Raising Flour (sifted)
  • 2 Free Range Eggs

for the icing

  • 1 Lime (juice & grated zest)
  • 1 Lime (cut into half slices for decotation)
  • 200g Icing Sugar (sifted)
  • 135g Softened Butter
  • 2 Teaspoons of Water (so it is at a spreadable consistency.)
  • Mint Leaves (for decoration)


  • Preheat the oven to 180C (160C/fan), gas 4.Mix the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  • Use an electric whisk or a fork to blend the eggs .Then add the eggs bit by bit to the mix before adding the sifted flour.
  • Give it all a good mix. Fill the cupcake cases to about halfway and put in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Then when they are out of the oven, stick a knife through the cake and when you take it out if it is clean then your cakes are ready.
  • While you are waiting for them to cool get started on your icing.
  • Mix the icing sugar and butter together gently. Once they have been blended add a teaspoon or two of water to the right consistency. Add the lime juice to the icing.
  • Now you are ready to ice your cakes!
  • You may ice you cakes anyway you like, you can pipe it, or even spread it with a knife. Then sprinkle the grated lime zest on top and add a thin lime wedge slice with a mint leaf and enjoy!

For a readily available selection of vegetarian cupcakes for delivery direct to your door then shop our cupcake range chocolate ecstasy, raspberry & white chocolate, chocolate & orange and lemon meringue... yum!