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Shirley Temple Cupcakes W/Lemon-Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

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“From the cupcake project blog. You can make a Roy Rogers cupcake by subbing the 7-up with coke, and the lemon and lime extract with cola extract. Top this cupcake with the frosting, then a cherry.”
24 cupcakes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the cupcakes:
  2. Combine soda, grenadine, and vinegar and let stand for a few minutes. Add sugar and oil and whisk vigorously until slightly frothy. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Add flour mixture to the first bowl. Be careful not to over-mix.
  3. This should make 24 cupcakes. Fill cupcake liners about 1/2 way. They will rise a lot! Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.
  4. For the frosting:
  5. Make sure butter and cream cheese are at room temperature. Cream the butter and cream cheese. Sift in 4 C of powdered sugar. Add extracts.

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