1 box Duncan Hines yellow cake mix
3/4 Dark Rum
1/4 C Fresh Lime Juice (~3 Limes)
1/4 C Water
Zest of 3 Limes
Combine all liquids and substitute for the water called for in the mix. Add Zest. Prepare and bake cupcakes as directed.
3 C of Your Favorite Buttercream
1 C Fresh Mint Leaves, tightly packed
1/4 C Dark Rum
Puree mint and rum until mint is finely chopped.
Mix into buttercream.
To Assemble Cupcakes:
Ice each cupcake with the Mint Buttercream.
Garnish with a lime wedge and mint leaf.
If you prepare the cupcakes in advance, garnish right before serving to prevent wilting of both the lime and mint.