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Graham Cracker Cupcakes with Lime Frosting

Enjoy summer with these tangy and sweet graham cracker cupcakes! Nothing says BBQ like a sweet and tart treat!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 Cupcakes
Author Danielle



    Graham cracker cupcakes:

    • 3 cups graham cracker crumbs about 30 whole crackers ground in processor
    • 1 Cup all purpose flour
    • 1 tbsp. + 2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1.5 cups sugar
    • 4 large eggs
    • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 tsp Almond extract
    • 1.5 cup whole milk

    Lime Frosting:

    • 6-8 Cups powdered sugar
    • 1 Package Cream Cheese
    • 1 Cup 2 Sticks butter, unsalted
    • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
    • 1 tsp Lime Extract
    • 1 tsp Almond extract
    • Juice from 1/2 a lime



      Make cupcakes:

      1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin tins with paper liners.
      2. In a medium bowl, mix together graham cracker crumbs, flour, baking powder, and salt.
      3. In a separate large bowl, or in your stand mixer, beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add 1 egg at a time, mixing in between each one. Add vanilla
      4. & Almond extract and mix until combined.
      5. Add 1/3 of graham cracker mixture to butter mixture, then add 1/2 of milk. Continue to alternate additions, mixing in between, beginning and ending with graham cracker mix.
      6. Pour batter into prepared tins until about 3/4 full (it should make a little over 2 dozen). Bake around 20-22 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool on wire rack.

      Make Lime Frosting:

      1. Beat butter and cream cheese together until fluffy and light.
      2. Add extracts and lime juice, mix to combine.
      3. Slowly add powdered sugar, while mixing on low speed. Once incorporated, turn up the mixing speed and beat until light and fluffy.
      4. Frost Cupcakes how you want & enjoy!