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Cupcakes de zarzamora y limón

Blackberry – Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These blackberry - lime cupcakes are tender, full of berries and a delicious creamy lime frosting. It´s a party in your mouth.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 418kcal


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil (118ml)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1/2 cup milk (118ml)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour (300g)
  • 1 cup sugar (200g)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries

Lime cream cheese frosting

  • 3 ounces cream cheese soften
  • 1/4 cup butter soften (56.7g/2oz)
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon blackberry juice or lime juice
  • 3-1/2 cups confectioners´ sugar (362.5g)


  • In a bowl, mix oil, eggs, lime zest, milk and vanilla. Set aside. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and blackberries; stir into the egg mixture.
  • Fill greased muffins cups two-thirds full. Bake at 176°C/350°F for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to wire racks. Cool completely before frosting.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, lime zest and juice until smooth. Beat in confectioners´sugar. Frost cupcakes.


These cupcakes can be frozen for up to 3 months without the frosting.
Frosting keeps for up to 7 days in the fridge.